“There is no greater agony then bearing an untold story inside you” – Maya Angelou . As I reflect upon my birthing/breastfeeding journey, I had major family support before and after I gave birth to my son. I was a 21 year old mother that went through my entire pregnancy as a single mom and… Read More

Breastfeeding my twins has been one of the hardest and most rewarding task I have ever had the pleasure of doing. When I found out I was pregnant with twins, my constant question was, How do you feed 2 babies at the same time? I didn’t immediately know that I wanted to exclusively breastfeed them…. Read More

Hi! I’m a lactation counselor, wife, sometimes blogger, and mom to an adorable but busy 16 month old little girl, currently residing in Upper Marlboro, MD. I am currently in school to qualify for the IBCLE, and was recently hired to help support Black moms in the Babies Born Healthy program of Montgomery Co. MD…. Read More

I’m a South Floridian native, currently a stay at home mom to 3 children and a wife to an Army vet turned Law Enforcement Officer. I am passionate about dedicating my time to WOC. In the rare moments of free time that I get, you can probably find me in a local restaurant trying new… Read More

Alayna Vernon is a wife, mother, CLC, and founder of Joining Together Eliminating Poverty, a charity in Tampa, FL. Her breastfeeding journey began in 2009 with the birth of her daughter, growing into a passion in 2016 with the birth of her son. Since, she has become a Lactation Counselor, a peer counselor, and currently… Read More

Baby Café facilitator, Crossroads Baby Café Chelesa Presley has been providing community-based support to women and children since 2000. Mrs. Presley has been working with Tougaloo College/Delta HealthPartners Healthy Start Initiative since 2006 as a Community Health Worker (CHW) and Outreach Coordinator in Coahoma, Tunica, Quitman, Tallahatchie, and Bolivar Counties. Mrs. Presley has been a… Read More

My breastfeeding journey started back in 2015 with my first seed, Luna. I was young, still in college, and didn’t know a thing about breastfeeding let alone being a mother. I did some research, but it wasn’t until I birth my 2nd seedling where my knowledge and perspective about birth and breastfeeding really expanded. With… Read More

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