Ashley Treadwell is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), blogger on the topic of breastfeeding, and advocate for judgment-free feeding support for all parents. Ashley completed her lactation consultant training and certification at University of California, San Diego, including clinical training at the Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns and the outpatient clinic at Kaiser Family Health Services. She also holds a Bachelors in Sociology from University of California, Davis. Ashley’s family moved to the beautiful city of Portland during the summer of 2016, where she continues her work helping families meet their feeding goals. Prior to moving to Oregon, Ashley lived in Southern California where she worked as a lactation specialist for the San Diego Breastfeeding Center. She loves needlepoint, exercising, reading, everything related to cooking and feeding her family, spending time with family and friends, and bad reality television.
Ashley is skilled in assessing your baby for tethered oral tissue ("tongue and lip tie"), helping babies transition from bottle to breast, pre-mature infants, low milk supply, painful breastfeeding, and anxiety and insecurity surrounding breastfeeding challenges. Cascadia Lactation practices inclusivity and is experienced in working with LGTBQIA families.
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