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Melissa Block IBCLC

North Shore Lactation, LLC
Melissa is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, an administrator for the Chicago Breastfeeding Collective Facebook Group and an accredited Breastfeeding USA Counselor. She co-founded the North Suburbs chapter of Breastfeeding USA.

After nine successful years in the business world, Melissa found her passion as soon as she started nursing her first-born. Melissa quickly became active with several breastfeeding organizations and found herself helping dozens of her friends overcome their breastfeeding challenges and, at the prompting and encouragement of those friends, Melissa decided to make a career of her passion. She started her own private practice, North Shore Lactation in 2017 and prides herself in helping breastfeeding parents around the Chicagoland area.

Melissa lives in Highland Park, Illinois, with her husband, three children and Goldendoodle Rocky. She collectively has 6 years of her own personal breastfeeding experience under her belt.