GOLD Speakers


Robyn Schafer, CNM, MSN, RN, EdM, IBCLC

  • Country: U.S.A.

Robyn Schafer, CNM, MSN, RN, EdM, IBCLC, is a full-scope midwife in private practice in Rockland County, New York, where she cares for a diverse patient population. She also works as a lactation consultant at a federally qualified health center in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. As the lead author of “Physiologic breastfeeding: A contemporary approach to breastfeeding initiation,” Robyn was honored to receive the Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health’s award for Best Review Article in 2016. Her current research interests include appropriate and effective midwifery care for grandmultiparous women. Robyn is passionate about providing family-centered, compassionate, evidence-based care to women throughout their pregnancies and births, and supporting mothers and babies in the creation and continuation of positive breastfeeding relationships. When she’s not caring for women or welcoming babies into the world, she enjoys her time with her husband and their five wonderful children.