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CATHY CAROTHERS, BLA, IBCLC, FILCA

Focus: With over 20 years providing lactation-related training programs in every U.S. State, Cathy is passionate about educating health care professionals who work with new families. She is co-director of Every Mother, Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Mississippi that develops breastfeeding training curricula for Federal agencies such as the national USDA WIC program and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She developed the CHAMPS 4-hour competency training for hospitals and provides it for CHAMPS hospitals in Mississippi.

Previous/Other Current Work: She is the former State WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator for the Mississippi State Department of Health, former Training and Outreach Coordinator for Best Start Social Marketing (which developed the national WIC marketing campaign, Loving Support Makes Breastfeeding Work), and a former university public relations director.

Activities of Choice: Photography, presentation design, travel, teaching, and meeting the most amazing people who work with new families!

Fun Fact: Mom of 5 healthy breastfed children and Nana to 5 breastfed grandchildren.

Work Phone number: 662-931-6368

Work Email: cathy@everymother.org