Alyssa Schnell, MS, IBCLC has been helping parents and babies with breastfeeding for the past 14 years. Her private practice, Sweet Pea Breastfeeding Support, provides individual lactation consultations, either in person or by phone for parents around the country. Alyssa is the co-host (with Hope Lien) of the Breastfeeding Outside the Box podcasts for families breastfeeding in extraordinary situations. Alyssa enjoys working with all parents and babies, but she has a special place in her heart for helping mothers to breastfeed their babies after adoption and surrogacy. Author of Breastfeeding Without Birthing: A Breastfeeding Guide for Mothers Through Adoption, Surrogacy, and Other Special Circumstances, Alyssa is the proud mother of three breastfed children, two by birth and one by adoption.