Alyssa Schnell, MS, IBCLC



Contact me for: in-person, phone, or Skype lactation consultations; to take an in-person or online breastfeeding class; or to arrange a speaking engagement.

Alyssa has been helping mothers and babies in the St. Louis area with breastfeeding for the past 12 years. She has been accredited as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) since 2009 and works in private practice. Her practice, Sweet Pea Breastfeeding Support, provides prenatal and postpartum lactation consultations, breastfeeding classes, as well as breast pump sales and rentals. Alyssa enjoys working with all mothers and babies, but she has an extra special place in her heart for helping mothers through adoption and surrogacy to breastfeed their babies. She is the 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.

Expert Articles by Alyssa Schnell, MS, IBCLC

Adoption and Foster Care

Expert advice on breastfeeding your baby by adoption or surrogacy
Congratulations on considering breastfeeding. You are in for an incredible journey--and so is your baby. Every mother and baby--no matter how a baby arrives in a mother’s arms--should have the oppor...

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