Susan Martinelli

Susan was born and raised in Marin County and raised her four children in Bolinas where she still lives. For over 35 years she has helped women with breastfeeding. She has been an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) since 1989. For 22 years she provided culturally competent breastfeeding support for families with diverse needs in the WIC program. While working at WIC she developed a strong breastfeeding support program that continues today.

Susan speaks Spanish and has a strong appreciation for cultural diversity. She believes that all babies deserve the best start in life that breastfeeding can provide and is committed to helping all women reach their breastfeeding goals. Susan’s goal is that women have accurate, unbiased and evidence based information, so that they are able to make the best decisions for themselves and their families.