Lactation Consultant

Writing a great lactation consultant resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Telma Perfecto | (370) 769-2182 | Detroit, MI


I have over 5 years of experience as a Lactation Consultant. I am passionate about helping mothers to breastfeed their babies and provide them with the best possible nutrition. I have a strong belief that all mothers should be given the opportunity to breastfeed their babies, and I am dedicated to providing support and education to families who want to breastfeed. In my role as a lactation consultant, I have helped many families overcome challenges with breastfeeding and attain their goals. I am knowledgeable about different feeding methods, pumps, storage techniques, etc.


Lead Lactation Consultant at Michigan Lactation Consultants, LLC, MIMay 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of lactation consultants in providing support to breastfeeding mothers, which resulted in an increase in the number of mothers who were able to successfully breastfeed from 80% to 95%.
  • Successfully implemented a new strategy for supporting and increasing successful breastfeeding rates among low-income mothers, which resulted in an increase from 50% to 75%.
  • Trained and mentored 5 new lactation consultants, resulting in them all becoming certified within 6 months.
  • Authored 2 articles on best practices for supporting breastfeeding mothers that were published in leading journals.
  • Presented at 3 national conferences on topics related to lactation support and management.

Lactation Consultant II at The Lactation Connection, MISep 2017 - Apr 2022

  • Completed over 1,000 lactation consultations.
  • Conducted research on the benefits of human milk for preterm infants and published findings in a peer-reviewed journal.
  • Presented at multiple conferences on topics related to lactation management.
  • Wrote a chapter on breastfeeding for a textbook used by medical students.
  • Trained more than 100 new staff members on proper lactation support techniques.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing at University of MichiganSep 2012 - May 2017

Patience, critical thinking, and the ability to work under pressure.


  • Breastfeeding
  • Lactation
  • Breast pumps
  • Nursing

Otelia Skall | (219) 660-1070 | Billings, MT


I am a Lactation Consultant with over 5 years of experience in the field. I have worked with mothers and babies of all ages, and have been able to successfully help them overcome any challenges they may be facing while breastfeeding. My extensive knowledge on the subject matter, as well as my compassionate nature has allowed me to build strong relationships with clients, which has resulted in many success stories.


Lead Lactation Consultant at Milk Works, MTApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of lactation consultants that successfully helped 500 breastfeeding mothers per month.
  • Instituted new policies and procedures that increased the success rate of mothers who were able to breastfeed from 80% to 95%.
  • Wrote and published an article in a medical journal on the importance of skin-to-skin contact for newborns.
  • Presented at a national conference on innovative approaches to increasing breastfeeding rates among low-income women.
  • Trained 20 new lactation consultants.

Lactation Consultant II at The Breastfeeding Cafe, MTAug 2017 - Mar 2022

  • Provided lactation support to 500 new mothers.
  • Educated 200 new parents on the benefits of breastfeeding.
  • Successfully helped 100 mothers overcome latch issues.
  • Assisted 50 mother-baby pairs with tongue-tie release.
  • Provided in home lactation visits for 30 families.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Montana State University, Bozeman, MTAug 2012 - May 2017

I have learned how to provide care to patients, how to work in a team, and how to communicate with patients and their families.


  • Breastfeeding
  • Latching
  • Pumping
  • Milk Supply
  • Engorgement
  • Mastitis
  • Weaning