Michelle Hottya, IBCLC, RLC
About Michelle Hottya, IBCLC, RLC
Michelle is an IBCLC in private practice and has been serving the families of the Phoenix, AZ metro area for the last seven years. She has been working with pregnant and postpartum families since 2006, starting as a doula, birth assistant, and Breastfeeding Counselor with Breastfeeding USA.
Michelle is currently the President of the Central Arizona Lactation Consultant Association, has served on the board of Postpartum Support International – Arizona Chapter, and was former President of the Arizona Birth Network. She is a passionate advocate for the rights of pregnant and breastfeeding parents, notably as a member of the grassroots committee who successfully lobbied for the passage of the Arizona Breastfeeding Protection Act (A.R.S. 41-1443 and 13-1402). Michelle is a 2017 graduate of Emerge AZ and co-chairs the Arizona Nationwide Nurse-In.
Education: BA, Loyola Marymount University
Board Certified: Yes, International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners
Professional Memberships: President, Central Arizona Lactation Consultant Association; member, USLCA; member, ILCA
Interests: Crochet, reading, cooking, supporting women’s basketball
Family: Married to Alex since 1997, three growing kids
Office Locations: Chandler