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L. Hope Wills, MA, RD, CSP, IBCLC

  • Speaker Type: Breastfeeding & Perinatal Mental Health: Practical Tools for Fostering Emotional Safety Lecture Pack
  • Country: USA

L. Hope Wills is a pediatric dietitian and international board-certified lactation consultant. She provides clinical care for children with feeding problems and chronic health conditions. In 2022 Ms. Wills completed the NAPA Fellowship in Infant Mental Health. Her interest in infant mental health stems from her belief in the importance of the first 1000 days of a child’s life and the need to support the breastfeeding dyad. Ms. Wills has presented at the national and local level on the topic of nutrition, feeding, lactation and infant mental health. In addition to clinical service, Ms. Wills serves as nutrition faculty for the California LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disablities) program, funded by the maternal child health bureau.