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Two long-term nurses at the Women’s Health Center of Merit Health Natchez become Certified Lactation Counselors (CLCs).
Black or African American mothers have lower breastfeeding rates than Asian, white and Hispanic mothers.
As a mother of three breastfed children, Thaneshia Newby always encourages expectant mothers to breastfeed.
Dr. Erin McKinley expanded the lactation program at LSU to encompass the community at large.
After successfully passing the Certified Lactation Counselor examination, this physical therapist brings new information to her practice.
Watching a mother feel empowered to advocate for themselves and their breastfeeding goals is a true success.
Certified Lactation Counselor, Meaghan Guzman, launched a non-profit organization to address breastfeeding disparities in the Dominican Republic.
The Tiger Babies program was geared towards providing lactation rooms for football games, but CLC, Dr. Erin McKinley, saw the need for a wider reach.