Denise Altman is a private practice lactation consultant and nurse educator, as the owner of All The Best in Columbia, South Carolina. Prior to that, she has worked in a variety of roles in the healthcare system from staff nurse to clinical educator, with twenty years experience in Maternal/Child Health. She is also a freelance writer with numerous articles for parents and healthcare professionals in print, as well as two medical textbooks, “History and Assessment: It’s All in the Details” and Mentoring Our Future”. Denise is a professional speaker who enjoys presenting at both small local venues and international conferences. On a personal note, Denise is the mother of three children, and celebrates seventeen years of marriage to Jim.