GOLD Speakers


Kelly Durbin, M.Ed., IBCLC

  • Speaker Type: 2024 Main Presentations
  • Country: USA

Kelly M. Durbin is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), childbirth educator, author, and volunteer breastfeeding counselor. She has co-authored original research on breastfeeding topics, including access to lactation care, community breastfeeding support, telelactation, and community vulnerability, published in numerous top-tier, peer-reviewed academic journals. Her new book, Protecting Your Potential for Breastfeeding, published by Praeclarus Press, became available in June 2023.

As a lactation consultant, Kelly has provided one-on-one consultations, taught numerous breastfeeding classes, and has conducted nine lactation support groups in five US states, offering evidence-based information, practical support, and compassionate care to hundreds of families since 2008. Kelly is the Curriculum Development Coordinator for Childbirth International. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, with her husband and two daughters.