Dr. Maria-Teresa Hernández-Aguilar, is a medical doctor and pediatrician from Spain. She holds a PhD in Medicine with a Thesis on lactation. She was a Fulbright Grantee and obtained her Master’s degree in Public Health and Nutrition from the School of Public Health, Berkeley, UCalifornia. She is an IBCLC, and fellow of the ABM where she sits at the board of directors since 2021. She chaired the breastfeeding committee of the Spanish Pediatric Association and was the national coordinator of the BFHI in Spain for 10 years. She is presently the international delegate for IHAN Spain (the ONG that leads the BFHI in Spain) and the Chair of the BFHI Network since 2021. She has been director and member of scientific, and organizing committees of several national and international breastfeeding conferences. She has been a speaker at multiple national (in Spain) and international conferences. She has authored many scientific articles and book chapters in Spanish and English. She has organized, directed and participated in many pre and in-service breastfeeding training activities for healthcare professionals and she has mentored midwives, family medicine and pediatric residents for more than 20 years. She founded the first breastfeeding clinical unit in the public healthcare system in a university Hospital in Valencia, Spain, 10 years ago where she presently works.