Kristine Kovach, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)


As a International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Kristine has been in private practice and varied clinical settings since 1999. In addition to being a guest lecturer at the U.T. School of Nursing, she has helped over 10,000 local and remote nursing families achieve an enjoyable nursing experience with confidence and peace.

Kristine works with families in hospital, home and clinic and Zoom settings. She is a wealth of non-judgmental information for anyone needing support.

Her specialties are normalizing breastfeeding, navigating hurdles a new family might have (especially in the first few weeks), and making breastfeeding workable.

Since she’s seen thousands of families, Kristine’s recommendations caters to parent’s needs and wants. First, Kris will help identify specific breastfeeding goals, then help with the tools to support meeting those unique goals.

Kristine’s reputation has made known in and around Austin as the go-to for unique cases that require more of an experienced eye.

2.5 hour Pre-natal Private and Group classes are available in home or in a central Austin setting. (Book this class when 5-7 months pregnant.)

Inquire about Breastfeeding Concierge shifts that are available on a limited basis. During these focused visits, intake, efficiency, sleep/pumping schedules and weight monitoring is observed and facilitated by the LC in 4-6 hour blocks, day or night. Parents can learn how to allow themselves and their infant to get better rest while still ensuring excellent growth/supply.


“Working with your LC, Kristine, was beyond anything I could’ve asked for yesterday. I wish Kristine had a clone I could keep with me 24/7. If only ALL lactation consultants were like her. She is so personable and easy to talk to, and is so educated and focused on getting one to succeed at breastfeeding. She’s the bomb!”

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