GOLD Speakers

United States

Shonte' Terhune-Smith, BS, IBCLC

  • Speaker Type: Advancing Lactation Skills Through Clinical Case Studies Lecture Pack
  • Country: United States

Shonte' Terhune-Smith is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, postpartum doula and health educator. Over the past 10 years, she has worked diligently in Genesee County to increase breastfeeding rates. She has worked for WIC, in the hospital as a lactation intern and at various pediatric and obstetrician clinics, promoting and educating women about breastfeeding. Normalizing breastfeeding is her passion. Shonte' is the owner of, You Overcoming Lactation Obstacles (YOLO). She empowers and provides timely, culturally competent, evidence-based breastfeeding support and services to Genesee County families and surrounding areas. Shonte' understands that breastfeeding works better when the mother has a village of support to overcome the barriers families face. She is also co-founder of Southeast Michigan IBCLC's of Color.