Tameka Jackson-Dyer, IBCLC, CHW

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

Friday, May 10, 2019, 1:15 – 2:15pm

Tameka Jackson-Dyer is an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant who has experience working in WIC clinics, Baby Friendly hospitals, OB clinics and in the community. She began her career in lactation as a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor with several Metro Detroit WIC agencies and earned certifications as a Lactation Educator, Community Health Worker and Lactation Specialist during her time there. She assisted Coffective with their Cultural Competence Project for the reboot of their mobile app, and is currently working on several other projects with them. She is also under contract with Eastern Michigan University as the Breastfeeding Subject Matter Expert for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (CDC-REACH) Healthy Asian-American Project (HAAP). In addition to her work with EMU & Coffective, the wife & mother of three, Chair of the Detroit Metro/ Wayne County Breastfeeding Coalition, volunteer mentor with Sisterfriends Detroit, admin for God’s Liquid Gold breastfeeding support/ education Facebook page, member of Southeast Michigan IBCLC’s of Color and owner of CrazyMilkLady Lactation Support Services, LLC., providing prenatal education and postpartum breastfeeding assistance through home visits in the metro Detroit area.