Kelly’s Bio

Kelly Bonyata, BS, IBCLC

Kelly is an international board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC), and a member of the International Lactation Consultant Association, the United States Lactation Consultant Association, and the Florida Lactation Consultant Association. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Mercer University, with majors in mathematics and physics, and previously worked in the field of environmental assessment and remediation.

Kelly has been helping mothers and babies to breastfeed since 1997. She writes articles on breastfeeding and parenting, and speaks on breastfeeding topics to parents and professionals. Kelly has many years experience counseling mothers in person and via the Internet through mother-to-mother support boards, and has served on the IBLCE certification exam writing committee.

Kelly is the owner and originator of, an internationally recognized website providing breastfeeding and parenting information to professionals and parents. She stays up-to-date with the latest research on lactation, infant nutrition and infant development so that she can provide parents and professionals with the most current information available.

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