Meet Our Staff

Dr. Nicole McCauley, DACCP, IBCLC

Dr. Nicole McCauley is an energetic and patient-first chiropractor and a powerhouse within the industry. Her passion for chiropractic care, community wellness, and global sustainability are far-reaching and her influence is international.

In recent years, Dr. McCauley has led two innovative pediatric and perinatal focused practices. Dr. McCauley is the only pediatric and perinatal chiropractor within 250 miles of Springfield, Missouri. Her patients will travel great distances to see her for her tenacity, compassion, and expertise.

Dr. McCauley is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). A IBCLC is a highly specialized and certified healthcare professional who specializes in providing expert guidance and support to breastfeeding mothers and their infants.

“Investing my time, education, and expertise with pediatric and perinatal patients brings me the most satisfaction. I love children, and providing them with the greatest opportunity to live their best life completes my drive.”

Dr. Nicole

Alexis Chum, CLC

Alexis’ updated bio: Our office manager and Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC), Alexis Chum, has a true passion for others and enjoys connecting patients with resources that will enable them to live their best life. After her own struggles with breastfeeding, Alexis became a CLC to empower, educate, and provide support to women during this beautiful but sometimes difficult time in their lives.
With a degree in Psychology from Missouri State University, her CLC credential, and as a mom to a toddler, she is a trusted guide for doing what is best for our patients. Alexis is currently following the mentorship pathway to become an IBCLC.

“I know what it’s like to struggle with breastfeeding. I’ve been through latch issues, a lip and tongue tie release, exclusive pumping, concerns about supply, and postpartum anxiety. I’ve been there mama, there is hope, and I’m here for you.”

Anna Faucett, LPN, IBCLC

Anna is the mother of five. Her passion for lactation began in 2000 when she attended her first La Leche League meeting with her six weeks old baby. Anna became an LLL leader in 2002. In addition to earning a Master’s Degree in Health Promotion and Wellness Management and an LPN, Anna became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in 2020. In addition to Breath of Life, Anna also works at a local hospital.

Disclaimer: The information on this website is intended to be for information purposes only and is not intended to diagnose or treat any illness. Each individual is unique and requires an examination by a licensed health care provider for appropriate medical decision making and care. If you are experiencing health issues similar to what is described here, please contact our office for more information and/or for a phone consultation. This allows us to ask more questions about your case and to help decide if chiropractic care at Breath of Life is right for you. As always, for emergencies, please contact your local Emergency Services.