Alisa Sacker MD, IBCLC

I first became interested in ties when my teenage daughter had her braces removed at the end of her orthodontic treatment. Her orthodontist used a laser to remove her upper lip tie as I watched. A light bulb went off in my head and I finally understood why the two of us had such issues breastfeeding. I then checked her tongue and, of course, found a significant posterior tie. That started my journey.


Rosanne Berger DDS, IBCLC

It was at the University of Southern California that I earned my undergraduate degree. Following that, I received my doctorate from the USC School of Dentistry in 2000. While there, I earned several prestigious awards for excellence in dentistry. I have been practicing dentistry for 20 years with my focus on children.


Natasha Duarte LVN, IBCLC Student

I am a San Diego native. I'm a mother to two children, 1 dog, and 1 cat. Life is always on the go! I have worked in healthcare for 13 years now. I've worked in Pediatrics as an LVN for 9 years now. Pediatrics is my passion. I love infants and being able to help breastfeeding mothers is so rewarding.

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Scott Sacker  Office Manager

I have known this beautiful, intelligent woman for more than 25 years ... and now we get to work together! I am so impressed with all that the amazing women at Team Tongue Tie have done over the last few years. I can honestly say that I am a very lucky man to be spending time alongside all of these talented women!

Jarrah Foster IBCLC

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My interest in studying breastfeeding began during a women’s health course in college. I was in awe of the science, physiology, and sociology surrounding human milk production. After graduating with a degree in healthcare policy and transitioning from healthcare policy development to a healthcare technology company, I made the decision to step away from my corporate career to pursue my passion of helping mothers and families. 

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Karina Grant IBCLC

It was the birth of my first son that ultimately inspired me to become a Lactation Consultant. The challenges I faced during my own breastfeeding experience and the struggle to find the support that I needed inspired my life’s new mission.