Lifetime Resident of Indianapolis

Married 20 years to my husband.  Sharing life and love with our 5 (breastfed) children.

Volunteer involvement in my community and children's school.

Professional Affiliations

International Lactation Consultant Association, United States Lactation Consultant Association

Member of Indiana Perinatal Network

Member of the Indiana Breastfeeding Clinical Coalition Team, Group Leader of the Indiana Tongue Tie Task Force, Indiana Tongue and Lip Ties FaceBook Page  

Member of the International Affiliation of Tongue Tie Professionals


1996 Graduate of The University of Indianapolis Bachelor of Nursing and Psychology minor

20 years Experience in Maternal Child Health Nursing (labor and delivery, postpartum, nursery, and NICU at Indianapolis hospitals.  

Prenatal Instructor of childbirth, breastfeeding, parenting classes for 15 years.  

An International Board Certified Lactation Consultant for 15 years in the hospital and outpatient setting. The IBCLC standards differ from others who are a lactation counselor or C.L.C.  See the requirements, standards, and testing at or  

Experience in assisting moms and babies with joyful breastfeeding but also challenges such as low milk supply, difficult latch, tongue and lip ties, multiples, breast surgery, adoptive nursing, relactation, exclusive pumping, extended/toddler breastfeeding, LAM/NFP, 

Creating a plan and offering resources to work towards better breastfeeding is my goal.  I want to help communicate and connect other health care providers to the breastfeeding dyad. 

I started my own private practice in September 2014 because I wanted to give more detailed evidence based care and follow up that is often a missing piece in the hospital environment.  Parents need the follow up and support after baby goes home from the hospital or they can fall short of their breastfeeding goals set for their baby.  Providing in home private consults and advice that is specific and tailored to each mom and baby and her family will help provide the advanced breastfeeding care that every mom and baby deserve.   

All About Me...Lisa Lahey RN, BSN, IBCLC