About Our Lactation Consultants
Meet our experienced team of award-winning, certified Lactation Consultants.
Kelly Sijapati, IBCLC
Kelly is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Her interest in women’s health and counseling led her to earn her BA in Psychology and Women’s Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After having her two children, she became interested in and passionate about breastfeeding and its effect on both maternal and child health.
She worked as a volunteer breastfeeding peer counselor for five years and attained her IBCLC certification in 2015. She loves supporting families to meet their individual breastfeeding goals. Having lived abroad, she has a special interest in helping families from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Kelly is married and has two children who were both breastfed into their toddler years. She enjoys reading, music, and traveling. Kelly serves as the Secretary of the Chicago Area Breastfeeding Coalition.
Sarah Wille, RN, IBCLC
Sarah has been with Arlington Pediatrics for almost 5 years. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University and came straight to start her career at APL. Sarah is now an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She loves working with moms and babies of all ages.
Heather Dvorak, IBCLC
Heather is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with a BA in Applied Psychology. She has twin daughters and a toddler son and has worked in Early Intervention for the past 10 years. She became an accredited Breastfeeding USA counselor to help other mothers with breastfeeding after overcoming many hurdles to breastfeed her twins. She is particularly passionate about supporting families with multiples, premature babies, children with special needs, and children with food allergies. Heather has had the opportunity to provide breastfeeding support in the post-partum unit, in a Level 3 NICU, and in an outpatient setting. She loves assisting families to reach their breastfeeding goals and has additional interests in nutrition, natural healthy living and natural birth.
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The Breastfeeding Center of Chicago is located at:
3325 N. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 100A
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004