Mia Roetherford, IBCLC

Masterclass: Lactation Support After Loss: Understanding the Physiology & Psychology of the Grieving Process

Friday, May 10, 2019, 1:15 – 2:15pm

Mia Roetherford, is a lifelong Detroiter and mother of 2 who has been breastfeeding for 4 years. Mia considers herself to be an advocate of the underrepresented and a protector of her community.

Mia’s commitment to advancing breastfeeding equity through community-oriented breastfeeding support led her to the Mother Nurture Lactation College in 2015. As a member of this unique program, she earned both a Community Health Worker certification and the IBCLC credential. Mia wishes to provide a safe space, address barriers,and empower families where they can initiate and continue their breastfeeding goals. Mia desires to leave an impact that ultimately changes the culture and our overall perspective of what breastfeeding is and looks like in her community.

Mia, who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Wayne State University is employed by Henry Ford Hospital as an IBCLC. She continues her life’s work to provide quality lactation and health care to her community as a student in Wayne State University’s School of Nursing.