Highly skilled medical doctor, tongue tie practitoner and lactation consultant

I am a medical doctor with a passion for breastfeeding. I am also a mother of 4 children. I graduated from medical school in Germany. I specialised for over a year in Gynaecology and Obstetrics in Switzerland before moving to London in 2008 and starting my own family.

I took a career break and to devote my time to my children and here is where I discovered my passion for breastfeeding. I noticed how so many mothers were struggling and stopping breastfeeding mainly due to the lack of support. I was blessed with a very straightforward and beautiful experience breastfeeding my babies and I recently weaned my youngest at the age of almost 3.

I realised I would like to be able to help others to share the same gift. I noticed that we doctors have very little training in breastfeeding and I decided to study for a diploma with Childbirth International as a Certified Breastfeeding Counsellor, which I received in 2014. I learnt how big the impact of Tongue Tie is on breastfeeding I decided to train at Southampton University and got certified in diagnosing and treating Tongue Ties in February 2016.

I noticed that mothers go to their GP when they have mastitis or thrush and get a prescription and will soon return because the cause for the problem was not treated.

In 2019 I became certified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. My Certification number is: L-155968 and I am certified until 2024.

I provide medical advice as well as the breastfeeding support mothers need, and I treat the cause as well as the symptoms. I am registered and licenced to practice with the GMC (Registration 7011392), a member of the Association of Tongue Tie Practitioners and the Independent Doctors Federation, who do my annual appraisals.

I am insured to perform Tongue Tie Divisions with Beazley for my work as a Lactation Consultant and Doctor.

Where Dr Silberstein Works

(This link will take you to www.breastfeedingdoctor.co.uk appointment page)


MD, Tongue Tie Practitioner, IBCLC


MD of Medicine, IBCLC


Medical Doctor with 12 years of experience, registered and licensed to practice by the General Medical Council, Trained in Gynaecology and Obstetrics, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant



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