Jabina Coleman (Ja-bean-ah)

LSW, MSW, IBCLC

LocationPhiladelphia, PA

Preferred pronounshe/her

Email address

Telephone number2678887043

Websitethelactationtherapist.com

Instagram account@thelactationtherapist

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Biographical information

Jabina Coleman is an United States Breastfeeding Committee Cultural Change Maker awardee and a dynamic regional speaker. Jabina is a Licensed Social Worker and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. As the owner of Life House Lactation & Perinatal Services, LLC providing psychotherapy and lactation consultation services, she is also the creator of Everyone wants to hold the baby, who will hold the mother? A call to action highlighting the lack of support Black women and birthing folx are receiving before, during and after pregnancy. This call to action addresses the maternal mortality crisis that is affecting Black women who are dying at three to four times the rate of their white counterparts. It is educating birth workers, families, and communities on the importance of advocacy for equitable and safe maternal health practices. It is addressing breastfeeding disparities. Lastly, it is holding legislators accountable for holding Black women and folx at the center of policymaking for Black maternal health.