“I am passionate about educating, empowering, and cheering on breastfeeding as the norm for our Black breast/chestfeeding families.”
How did you become involved in supporting Black breast/chestfeeding in Los Angeles County and why are you passionate about it?
I work as a Peer Counselor Supervisor and Lactation Consultant with the WIC program and am also a part of CinnaMoms where I occasionally facilitate Breastfeeding Support Circles. I am passionate about educating, empowering, and cheering on breastfeeding as the norm for our Black breast/chestfeeding families. CinnaMoms provides a safe space to share and learn from and encourage one another.
What is the most rewarding part of the work that you do to support Black breast/chestfeeding?
I love helping families meet their breastfeeding goals.
What do you hope to see change for the better with regard to Black breast/chestfeeding in Los Angeles County?
I hope to see the exclusively breastfeeding rates rise in LA County for our Black families.