Amy Peterson, BS, IBCLC
Amy Peterson is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in private practice. She has worked with breastfeeding families since 1996. Her practice primarily consists of difficult breastfeeding cases. While Amy loves helping babies feed, her greatest joy comes from encouraging mothers. In addition to infant feeding, Amy provides parenting education, continuing education for childcare providers, and has worked with Early Intervention. Amy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Texas in Austin.
Mindy Harmer MA, CCC-SLP, CLC
Mindy Harmer, a certified speech-language pathologist, has practiced in this field for the past 28 years, specializing in pediatrics. She treats clients with a variety of speech, language, and feeding disorders. Mindy is owner of Cierra Therapy, a private practice in Twin Falls, Idaho. Some of her tiniest clients are breastfeeding babies who require her knowledge of oral-motor intervention to help them breastfeed successfully. Mindy received her Master of Arts in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and went on to do additional graduate work at Vanderbilt University. She became a Certified Lactation Counselor in 2018.
Amy and Mindy own Breastfeeding Solutions and provide professional education through speaking engagements and webinars. In addition to Balancing Breast and Bottle, they have co-authored a series of parent education handouts, including Bottle pacing for the young breastfed baby, Introducing a bottle to your full-term breastfed baby, and Pacifiers and the breastfed baby, Preparing and Using Formula, Bottle Feeding Your Baby, and Bottles and Emergency Preparedness. You can find Amy and Mindy at BreastandBottleFeeding.com.