Emma Needleman, BA, BHSc, IBCLC

Lactation Consultant


Emma is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and former Registered Midwife with nearly two decades of experience supporting pregnant and postpartum people, and their families. She has a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Midwifery from Ryerson University and a Bachelor of Arts in Gender Studies from St. Francis Xavier University. She became an IBCLC in 2017 following her own experiences with nursing challenges.

Emma’s passion is supporting parents in making informed decisions about themselves and their families, with kindness, patience, and without judgement. She helps parents navigate the waters of new parenthood and the early years by fostering connection and secure attachment through up to date, evidence-based education and support.

Emma is a mama to two busy boys, and a lover of trail running, Canadian fiction, and coffee.

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