Wendy Wisner

A profile of Wendy Wisner.
Title: Freelance Journalist, Lactation Consultant
Education: Hunter College
Expertise: Lactation, Parenting, Maternal and Child Health
  • Freelance writer on pregnancy, parenting, and maternal/child health
  • International board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC)
  • Has an MFA in Creative Writing


Wendy Wisner is a freelance journalist and international board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC). She has worked with breastfeeding parents since 2009 and has written about all things pregnancy, maternal/child health, parenting, and general health and wellness for many publications both online and in print. She is a mother to two boys.

I'm personally someone who's prone to obsessively Googling every little health symptom that comes up in my life. What I find most reassuring is when I come across articles that share health info that's simple and accurate ... I strive to write content that's strictly evidence-based, but that reads like a good friend giving you the low-down on what might be going on in your body.


Wendy has a Bachelor of Arts in English and a MFA in Creative Writing from Hunter College at City University of New York (CUNY).

About Health

Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.