Crissi Blake, RN, IBCLC, Co-owner Crissi is a Registered Nurse and an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She spent her early career days working in Occupational Therapy with a focus on Pediatric Feeding. She has been providing Post-partum and newborn care to Tucson families for almost a decade. Combining her education and skill set, Crissi brings a unique approach to helping Moms and babies address their breastfeeding needs. She is especially passionate about assisting with more medically complex breastfeeding issues including babies born with special needs, prematurity, and issues related to anatomical differences such as Tongue Tie/Lip Tie or Cleft Lip and Palate. Over the years Crissi has had the pleasure of being invited to present to many members of the medical community on the subject of Breastfeeding. She has a strong desire to educate the community to better serve Tucson families. When she isn’t working to help families with new babies, she loves to spend time outdoors with her husband and her two children.

Nina Isaac, CCC-SLP, IBCLC, Co-owner  Nina Isaac is a bilingual (Spanish/English) Speech-Language Pathologist, and an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC),  specializing in infant feeding and swallowing with newborns, infants, and toddlers. Nina is passionate about helping infants whose feeding is impacted by prematurity, neurological deficits, anatomical issues (including tongue-tie and cleft lip and palate), as well as those babies who just got off to a difficult start. She has taught and lectured throughout Arizona to parents, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, lactation consultants, and nurses and physicians on topics such as tongue-tie, infant feeding, swallowing, breastfeeding, and transitioning to solids. Nina also had the opportunity to teach in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE. She enjoys raising her three daughters, and along with her husband they love spending time as a family hiking, cycling, camping, and enjoying the “little” moments that life has to offer.



Ceit Blue, BS, IBCLC, CCCE Ceit has worked in the field of child and maternal services since 2011, specializing in adolescent pregnancy wellness, infant feeding, and childbirth education. Her work with pregnant and parenting teens ignited her passion for assisting families through pregnancy, birth, and postpartum periods – in particular, the breastfeeding dyad. Ceit is a CAPPA Certified Childbirth Educator and Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).


 

Christina Arnold, OTR/L, IBCLC Christina is an Arizona native, graduated from ASU with a degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences. She has worked with school-age children as a Speech Language Technician for 3 years, and through this work realized her passion for the field of Occupational Therapy. She completed her Masters in Occupational Therapy at Midwestern University an has pursued additional coursework and education in pediatric feeding & swallowing disorders. She specializes in working with preterm infants and has been working in the NICU for the last 4.5 years. She is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). She loves working with babies and feels it is a privilege to be part of the Milk and Honey Family!

 

 Alice Morkert, Billing Manager  Alice has lived in Tucson nearly her whole life, She has three amazing grown children – Lindsey, Grace, and Steven, who she could not be more proud of. She also has a 2 year-old golden retriever named Peyton, who is very naughty but brings her great joy at the same time. She loves the ocean, being outdoors, hiking, and exercising. She has worked with insurance billing for many years, and is very grateful to part of this awesome community , surrounded by strong, beautiful women.

Kelli Lehrling, Office Coordinator  Kelli has lived in Tucson nearly her whole life, and is a graduate of the University of Arizona (Bear Down!). She has worked with several small, family owned businesses over the years. She absolutely loves being part of growing local businesses here in Tucson. She has two children (both of whom she nursed) and a menagerie pets, all of whom keep her on her toes. She loves (like, LOVES) basketball, learning new things, and being part of the Milk and Honey family.