Wilson and Peters have over 40 years of combined experience as pregnancy experts who support mothers and the professionals who work with new families. The Attachment Pregnancy unites evidenced based information with heart and mind science to give mothers the tools they need to deeply feel connected to their pregnancy and their baby. To connect with us email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to request Tracy and Laurel for a speaking engagement, interview or conference presentation, please download our media kit.
Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, CCCE, CLE, CLD
Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, CLE, CCCE, CLD is Executive Director of Lactation Programs and Faculty for CAPPA, Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association. She recently acted as the Customer Advocate for InJoy Birth and Parenting, teaching webinars and producing podcasts for professionals for three years. She served as the Program Coordinator for Swedish Medical Center and Presbytarian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Colorado, which combined serve nearly 4000 expectant families a year. She owns MotherJourney Childbirth Services—training childbirth, lactation, and postpartum professionals, as well as expectant families on integrative and holistic information as it pertains to today’s Millennial family. She has her degree in Maternal Child Health: Lactation Consulting and is an internationally board certified lactation consultant.
With over twenty years experience working with women in the childbearing year, Laurel takes a creative approach to working with the pregnant family. Using journaling, birth art, visualization, experiential exercises, and the yogic tradition, Laurel helps women connect with their inner resources to discover their true beliefs about themselves, their relationships, and their abilities to birth and parent their children.
Laurel has received her training with Union Institute and University, Healthy Children, DONA, ALACE, CAPPA, Birthworks, Whole Birth Yoga, and Prenatal Parenting. She strives to provide the latest techniques, research, and programs to her clients by attending yearly conferences and workshops in the birth and lactation field. Laurel loves to blend today’s recent scientific findings with the mind/body/spirit wisdom she has gleaned throughout the years.
Laurel is certified as a lactation counselor, childbirth educator, labor doula, lactation educator, Prenatal Parenting™ Instructor, and pre-and postpartum fitness educator. Offering education and movement classes to families in private and hospital settings, Laurel has created teaching strategies that facilitate better understanding of the change processes during the childbearing year. Laurel has been joyfully married to her husband for 20 years and has two beautiful teenagers, whose difficult births led her on a path towards helping emerging families create positive experiences. She believes that the journey into motherhood is a life-changing rite of passage that should be deeply honored and celebrated.
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Tracy Wilson Peters, CCCE, CLE, CLD
Tracy Wilson Peters, CLD, CLE, CCCE, has been a lifelong advocate for babies. Peters founded CAPPA, Childbirth and Postpartum Professionals Association in 1998. Peters serves as the CEO. CAPPA is the largest childbirth organization in the world. For over a decade CAPPA’s mission has been to offer comprehensive, evidence-based education, certification, professional membership, and training to childbirth educators, lactation educators, labor doulas, antepartum doulas, and postpartum doulas worldwide.
Nationally known as a pregnancy expert, she has authored numerous journal and magazine articles, keeping both professionals and expectant families in tune to what is happening in the world of women’s healthcare. Peters has appeared on many television networks, including FOX, CBS, NBC, and ABC and has been featured in The Atlanta Journal, Fit Pregnancy Magazine, Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine, Atlanta Parent Magazine, Pathways magazine and Essence Magazine.
Peters’ publications, videos, and educational materials are sold by top health education companies world-wide. Peters has been working with expectant women and families for more than 19 years, attending hundreds of births as a professional labor doula (professional childbirth assistant) in the process. She worked as the lead childbirth instructor for over seven years at Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest HMO, and taught childbirth education classes to more than 3000 families.
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