GOLD Speakers

United States

Sejal Fichadia, BS, IBCLC, CPD

  • Speaker Type: 2021 Interactive Sessions
  • Country: United States
Biography:

Sejal Fichadia is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in private practice in Hillsboro, Oregon. She combines her professional expertise with her personal instincts as a mother and a supportive team member.

She holds a Bachelors in Microbiology and Clinical Laboratory Science.

She also brings with her the following comprehensive toolkit: CAPPA-certified postpartum doula since 2014, Certified as an infant massage educator (CEIM) and offers infant massage classes since 2014 and facilitates TummyTime!™ method classes since 2014. She is also formerly Certified in skin-to-skin care for full term infants from the United States Institute of Kangaroo Care and is a Certified Provider of Innate Postpartum Care.

She has presented at GOLD lactation, ILCA, and local organizations, both in person and virtually on the subjects of how infant and maternal posture influence breastfeeding, and how infant facial massage can help facilitate a functional latch.

She strives to help each family by continuing to learn all she can about breastfeeding ecology, breastfeeding movement and parent-infant connection using the neurobiological and infant mental health lens.

When she’s not with her clients, you can find her at home in Hillsboro, Oregon, USA, listening to bollywood music, hanging out with friends and spending time with her family.