Cynthia Guzman, IBCLC, is President of The Art of Breastfeeding, a board certified Lactation Consultant, and a certified Quantum Touch Practitioner. Her personal and professional journeys have led her to develop her gifts and skills in a special way, allowing her to support women physically, spiritually and emotionally Cynthia’s work in supporting as they journey into motherhood.During her eight years as a stay-at-home mom to her two children, Cynthia began supporting other breastfeeding mothers by becoming an accredited La Leche League Leader. As a leader, she led a Chicago area La Leche group for 10 years and served as a professional liaison to health care professionals in the Chicago area. During that time she expanded her training, earning her certification as a Lactation Consultant in 2001. Cynthia has worked with The Art of Breastfeeding since 2000, impacting countless women through her work over the years.Cynthia’s work in supporting new mothers has expanded as the years have passed. She has a strong interest in alternative healing, and has studied extensively in the areas of nutrition, medicinal herbs, homeopathy, and the use of Bach Flower Remedies and essential oils. In addition, she has studied Star Medicine, the blending of different energy healing methods of the Native American culture.
As a Quantum Touch Practitioner and intuitive energy healer, Cynthia uses her shamanic and healing gifts to work with women and their families on emotional and spiritual levels by providing energy and spirit readings which clear the way for healing to occur. Her knowledge and skills in alternative healing enhance her lactation training and experience and as a result, the guidance that Cynthia provides women through pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and mothering is truly unique.