Kelli is an international board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC), and a member of the International Lactation Consultant Association. She is also a member of the Japanese Birth Resource Network. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and has been a Registered Nurse (RN) since 2003. Kelli is also a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI) with Lomi Lomi Certification and most recently became a Certified Birth Educator (CBE).
Kelli has been helping mother’s breastfeed their babies since 2001 and spent 12 years working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). She is now the owner of Babymoon Lactation Consultant and strives to provide evidence based, comprehensive breastfeeding counseling and support. She enjoys incorporating infant massage into consultations to enhance breastfeeding and promote bonding. She often hosts essential oil workshops and plans to create an Infant Massage workshop in the future.
Kelli has a husband in the United States Marine Corps and two sons. They are currently stationed in Okinawa Japan. She enjoys snorkeling, hiking, running, massages, and spending time with friends and family.