Leigh Anne O'Connor

Leigh Anne O’Connor is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with more than 15 years experience working with breastfeeding families. She is the past President of New York Lactation Consultant Association (NYLCA), a member of International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA), United States Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA) and a past member of the Bank Street Head Start Health Advisory Board.


Leigh Anne lectures for professional organizations, consults with companies to set up Corporate Lactation programs, teaches breastfeeding classes, leads support groups, and sees private clients all over New York City.

Leigh Anne has appeared on television, radio and in documentaries internationally as an expert and advocate for breastfeeding, promoting its importance as a health issue for babies, mothers, families and society at large. Most recently she appeared on Bravo's Pregnant in Heels and CNN's John King USA, The Doctors, Les nouveaux Explorateurs Canal +, TLC’s Bringing Home Baby and is seen regularly on the Newborn Channel. Other appearances include: Montel and Runway Moms on Discovery Health, Good Morning America, WCBS News and WOR radio.

Leigh Anne has written many essays on mothering and breastfeeding and is a member of the New York City cast of ExpressingMotherhood. Leigh Anne lives in New York City with her husband, Rob, and their three children.

Watch as Leigh defends all mothers on Fox's Good Day New York

On Facebook: Leigh Anne O'Connor, IBCLC - Lactation Consultant

Blog: Mama Milk and Me

Watch as Leigh Anne offers some breastfeeding basics: latching, how to know if baby is getting enough, avoiding sore nipples.

Watch as Leigh Anne speaks with The Doctors about breastfeeding.

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