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Meredith Fein Lichtenberg, the director of A Mother Is Born, is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), a Certified Childbirth Educator (CCE – CEA/MNY), parenting educator and non-fiction writer. She has served on the Board of Directors of theChildbirth Education Association of Metropolitan New York since 2004. Meredith has taught for Realbirth, Tribeca Workshop, Tribeca Parenting, and Gumbo, as well as privately all over Manhattan. She has guest-lectured for the Sexy Moms Series through Choices in Childbirth, and advised on From The Hips (Odes & Morris, Three Rivers Press 2006), and she privately mentors students who are becoming doulas and childbirth educators.
Her essays about parenting have appeared in Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers; The Mom Egg; Huffington Post, and elsewhere. Her focus is women’s changing identities through the childbirth years.
Meredith received her B.A., magna cum laude, from The University of Pennsylvania, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and an editor of the Law Review. She left the private practice of law in 2002 to begin working with new mothers.
She lives in Manhattan with her husband and children.