Trish Wierenga, FNP-BC, IBCLC, RLC, PMH-C

Trish Wierenga works as a private practice IBCLC with her business, Total Lactation Care, LLC and as a nurse practitioner and IBCLC at The Birth Center of Bloomington-Normal in Illinois.

Trish has been a nurse since 1998, a lactation consultant in the central Illinois area since 2011, and she became a board-certified family nurse practitioner in 2021. She was also certified in perinatal mental health by Postpartum Support International in 2021. Trish is a member and the current Chairperson of the International Affiliation of Tongue Tie Professionals (IATP), a member and a Co-Chairperson of the Central Illinois Breastfeeding Task Force (CIBTF), and a board member of the Illinois chapter of Postpartum Support International (PSI). She has spoken at conferences locally and internationally, including several times for IATP and the Illinois Speech and Hearing Association (ISHA) on the role of the IBCLC and in the assessment and management of tongue and lip tie issues in relation to breastfeeding challenges, airway, and other facets of wellness.

She lives in central Illinois with her husband, Brian and four children.



Financial: Trish is the owner of Total Lactation Care, LLC. She receives a speaker fee for this conference.

Non-Financial:  Trish has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.