Full Panel Discussion

Maternal and child health organizations, community leaders and health care practitioners discuss racial health disparities, the critical need to increase breastfeeding rates among women of color and the importance of lactation consultants who come from the communities they serve.

Panelists include:

  • Jade George, Certified Lactation Counselor and Doula, Nola Baby Cafe’
  • Lucia Jenkins, RN, BSN, IBCLC (Lactation Consultant), Founder & Executive Director of Baby Cafe’ USA
  • Michelle Remy, RN, IBCLC (Lactation Consultant), Touro LCMC Health
  • Shanika Valcour-Leduff, Family Nurse Practitioner; Founder of Labor and Love
  • Moderated by:

  • Taeshaun Walters, Certified Lactation Counselor and Parent Educator, WE PLAY Center and Nola Baby Cafe’