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Providing you and your family with compassionate, holistic, bilingual breastfeeding counseling services by in person, Telehealth, office, over-the-phone support, and instruction on breast-pump use and your return to work.
About Liz Chang
Welcome! Bienvenidos! My name is Liz Chang, CEO and Founder of Pretty Mama Breastfeeding. Our overall purpose is to use an educational emphasis to help women, babies and families succeed at breastfeeding. I am delighted you are here.
I offer bilingual (English/Spanish) breastfeeding counseling to women throughout the greater Philadelphia and New Jersey areas through in-person visits or Telehealth virtual counseling. I pride myself in providing compassionate, genuine, respectful, understanding, multicultural, and flexible care to all families. My counseling sessions cover any and all breastfeeding topics: prenatal and postnatal education, how to latch your baby, technical demonstrations on the use of breast pumps and accessories, how to strategize returning to work, and so much more.
I am a fourth-generation of long-term breastfeeders, a wife, and a mother. While nursing my son I studied to become a Certified Lactation Counselor with the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice. When I married my Taiwanese best friend fifteen years ago, we prayed for a child. It took almost six years for us to conceive. Everyone on both sides of our families was beyond thrilled! I knew that I would nurse and was eager to learn everything that I could. My husband and I invested a lot in educating ourselves and thought we were ready to nurse. But, when our son arrived, his doctors and lactation professionals didn’t know why he couldn’t latch. My son was tongue-tied and it took a long time to find a lactation professional that was knowledgeable to assist our family. Through it all, my son and I persevered and kept on breastfeeding until he weaned at 34 months! I then decided to leave my previous career as an Analyst in the corporate world and instead dedicate myself completely to my lactation studies to serve other families.
I was born in Colombia and learned at an early age of the power of breastfeeding. My mom worked full-time and took time aside to nurse my siblings and me. She even managed to pump while at work. In my beautiful Latin American country, breastfeeding/lactancia is the norm. Kangaroo care and breastfeeding are highly respected and cherished in our culture. My grandmother and great-grandmother, and many others in our family, dedicated themselves to teaching and counseling and helping other women learn to nurse their children. I have a great appreciation for all that they did, and now, it’s my turn to help the families in my community.
My family speaks 3 languages: Mandarin, English, and Spanish. I have two degrees: Network and Communication Management, and Communication and Technology. I am a Certified Lactation Counselor through the non-profit Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice, and I am an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant candidate 2020.
In the year 2014, I was nominated by my community for the Women’s Health and Wellness Hero Award, and in the years 2018 and 2019, I served as a leader for the prestigious national organization, United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC). I am currently an active and contributor member of The Pennsylvania Breastfeeding Coalition Equity Group. Here I volunteer and advocate for the health of African Americans and Hispanic vulnerable families.
I have been featured by many national organizations such as the Healthy Children Project, Institute for Breastfeeding and Lactation Education (IABLE), Health Connect One, Mamas con Poder, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), and Latinas in Business USA. I have also been recognized locally by the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey. I have appeared in a number of family magazines, local newspapers, and TV programs around the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
I am extremely excited to be of service to you, and it would be an honor to help you and your family with your breastfeeding needs.