Hall of Excellence

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International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Kathleen Moren, RN, BSN, IBCLC

Providence, Rhode Island

Nominated in the Lactation Consultant Category, Kathy has a career-long history of supporting breastfeeding. An IBCLC in private practice for 11 years, Kathy is the past Chair of the Rhode Island Breastfeeding Coalition (RIBC) and received the RIBC Crème de la Crème award and the Rhode Island Birth Network Award for Extraordinary Service. In 2010, she started a WIC pump program that provides hospital grade pumps to exclusively breastfeeding moms returning to work or school. This year she was appointed to the Rhode Island Governors Healthcare Reform Commission and is working... more>

Professional Breastfeeding Advocate

Madeleine Sigman-Grant, PhD, RD

Las Vegas, Nevada

Nominated in the Professional Breastfeeding Advocate Category, Madeleine has been a leader in the breastfeeding community for decades. Currently heavily involved in the Nevada statewide breastfeeding coalition, she also works with UNR Medical School residents, OB/GYN offices and local hospitals in promoting human milk as the first choice for infant nutrition. She is also a member of the Maternal Child Health Coalition of Nevada and was just recently awarded the Nevada Outstanding Dietitian award for 2011.

Madeleine was instrumental in establishing the Statewide Breastfeed... more>