CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: FARZANA RAHIMI!

Oct 18, 2021

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Farzana, who is Afghani and has previously lived in Iran, works for CHEERing as the manager of CHEERing’s STARS (Soccer Teams and Refugee Solidarity) program, and as a breastfeeding peer counselor and Farsi translator. But Farzana does so much more

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: CINNAMOMS!

Oct 11, 2021

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CinnaMoms is a Los Angeles based breastfeeding support group created by and for Black/African American women. CinnaMoms provides support services to encourage breastfeeding, facilitate necessary conversations around maternal and postpartum health, and break

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: AGENCY PARTNER INTERACTIVE (API)!

Oct 4, 2021

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This week we would like to recognize Agency Partner Interactive (API) for their wonderful work on our new CHEER website. Agency Partner is a digital marketing, web development, and branding company based in

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: DEBBIE THOMAS!

Sep 27, 2021

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Debbie Thomas, CLC, is a retired La Leche League leader and WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor in Rankin County, Mississippi. Debbie has served as a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor for 27 years; she was nominated for her passion and consistency in advocating for breastfeeding. In these

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: WHITNEY DULA!

Sep 20, 2021

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Whitney Dula, BS, CBS, is a lactation counselor at Babies Born Healthy Montgomery County (MD), lead breastfeeding specialist at the Mama’s Dula, and president of the Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition. She was nominated by Jasmine Esmay, BSN, RNC-OB,

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: CHOOSE LOVE!

Sep 13, 2021

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This week’s CHEER CHAMPion is Choose Love, an organization that collaborates with local organizations to provide relief services and emergency aid where the need is greatest. Since their inception in 2015, Choose Love has reached over one million people through 120 projects in 15 countries across

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: NICHELLE CLARK!

Aug 30, 2021

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Our CHEER CHAMPion and Community Lactivist of the Week is Nichelle Clark, IBCLC, RLC, CBS! Nichelle is the owner of SonShine & Rainbows Lactation Services, a community breastfeeding education and support organization, and the founder of Black Breastfeeding 365, an organization that strives to br

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: SPECIAL FEATURE- A TALE OF TWO GENERATIONS

Aug 23, 2021

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In honor of the first Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Breastfeeding Week, this week’s post features stories about the South Asian breastfeeding experience in America. The theme for AANHPI Breastfeeding Week is "Reclaiming Our Tradition," honoring the breastfeeding he

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: WEN TING (WENDY) FUNG!

Aug 16, 2021

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In celebration of the inaugural Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Breastfeeding Week, this week’s CHEER CHAMPion is Wen Ting (Wendy) Fung, MS, RD, and soon-to-be IBCLC. Wendy is the Breastfeeding Services Supervisor at Public Health Foundation Enterprise (PHFE) WIC in

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: JASHA LYONS ECHO-HAWK!

Aug 9, 2021

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This week, we honor the work of Jasha Lyons Echo-Hawk, BA, Founder of Indigenous Milk Medicine Week (formerly Native Breastfeeding Week), Co-founder of Indigenous Milk Medicine Collective, Birthworker & Student Midwife. They are a life-long justice seek

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