Thank YOU for Making World Breastfeeding Week 2017 a Success!

We received such a thoughtful outpouring of gratitude from our breastfeeding support organization partners during our World Breastfeeding Week 2017 event. We just HAD to share the impact that breastfeeding support – from kind and knowledgeable lactation consultants, warm and friendly fellow breastfeeding moms, or a comfortable and easy-to-use nursing bra – can have on new moms. Thank YOU to everyone who participated in our program. We salute each of your for the support and dedication you have for breastfeeding!


On behalf of the KANA WIC Program in Kodiak, Alaska, I would like to thank you for your generous donation.  It brought tears to my eyes to see the number of nursing bras and covers were sent to our WIC agency for our pregnant and breastfeeding WIC mothers. Your donations help make our World Breastfeeding Week Party a huge success.  The KANA WIC Program serves families in need both in the town of Kodiak and the 6 villages on the island of Kodiak.  Because of your donation, every pregnant and breastfeeding WIC mother on Kodiak Island is able to have a new nursing bra. Thanks again.

Stephanie Jenkins, MS, RD, IBCLC

WIC Coordinator, KANA WIC in Kodiak, AK


Dear Leading Lady,

Thank you for your generous support of breastfeeding in our community, Leading Lady!!  We’ve very excited for our Live, Love, Latch! 2017 event and can’t wait to see our breastfeeding supporters responses to your wonderful nursing bras and nursing tanks.  Thank you!!!


Arlene Adamick, Leader of LLL of Greensboro


Thanks to Loving Moments by Leading Lady for this gift to benefit the breastfeeding moms we serve who find a nursing bra an unattainable luxury. This generous donation is going to make breastfeeding easier and more comfortable for the amazing moms we have the privilege of providing lactation support for at Access Community Health Centers!

Access Community Health Centers – Facebook


Dear Leading Lady:

I wanted to write and say thank you to your company for providing these bras for our mothers. They have made our World Breastfeeding Week/Month even sweeter. In the 18 years I have worked with Aurora WIC as a Breastfeeding Coordinator I have seen many needs for bra’s and wished we could have helped in some way but did not have the budget to do so. What a joy for me and staff to be able to offer these to moms. What makes it even more special is that I will be leaving my position here just this week to work in another hospital continuing to help mom’s breastfeed and it was a wonderful thing to be able have these for moms in my last days here. So thank you!


Tonya Temple, Nutritionist, IBCLC

Aurora WIC Program


Thank YOU for your wonderful donation!  We are so appreciative of your generosity.

Lindsey Dermid Gray, MPH, CLC
Statewide Breastfeeding Coordinator

Nevada Department of Health and Human Services


Thank you so much for the box of breastfeeding items. I was so impressed that y’all were able to send such very nice items.  I will keep you up to date on our success.  Your generosity was so appreciated.


Shalane Pitts, RDN, LDN, CLC

Central Regional Office of Public Health in Alexandra, LA


Leading Lady thank you for all the beautiful nursing apparel!!! Our 60 moms are so grateful!

Resource Center for Parents and Children – Facebook


Thank you so much for your continued support of our breastfeeding program.  The breastfeeding moms love receiving your donated bras!!!

Manon Taylor

Director, Osage Nation WIC


Thanks again so much for the generous bra donation! Our breastfeeding moms are truly surprised by and enjoying their giveaways.

Stacie Olivarri, RD, LD

WIC Nutrition Coordinator, LA36

San Marcos WIC


Thank you for your generous donation; we had 93 attend our event! This was the biggest it has ever been… nearly double our average in years past.

Best Regards,

Bevin Neeley, IBCLC

WIC BFPC, Lyon County, KS WIC


Dear Leading Lady,

Thank you for your generous donation.  We are so happy to provide your nursing bra to our WIC moms.


Kelly Rambo, Nutrition Associate, CLC

Columbiana County WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator


Good morning,

On behalf of Crescent City WIC Services we want to thank you for your donation. We along with our mothers are appreciative and excited for World Breastfeeding Week.

Thanks again,
Courtney Schultheis

Crescent City WIC Services WIC Coordinator


Again I say thanks –moms in my community thank you for your gifts

Mary Becker

Mom & Baby Support Group in Sebastian, FL


Thank you so much for your donation we are enjoying being able to share your products with our breastfeeding Moms in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week and WIC’s Breastfeeding Awareness Month.

Jackie Mears
WIC Director Wood County


I just received the donation! On behalf of my community, thank you some much, for your amazing contribution.

Fametta Darling

My Darling Doula


Thank you so much for the generous donation you do each year for breastfeeding moms all over!!

Liz Brown IBCLC, CLC

Heritage Valley Health Systems


Healthy Start of North Central Florida would like to thank Leading Lady and Loving Moments by Leading Lady for presenting our program with a variety of nursing bras and other nursing wardrobe items. We appreciate your generosity, and breastfeeding mothers in our counties’ communities are thriving because of contributions such as yours. Thank you for helping make last week’s World Breastfeeding Week a success!

Healthy Start of North Central Florida – Facebook  


Thank you. We really appreciated the nursing bras and tanks. Some of our moms REALLY needed them!

Stacey Myers

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Blount County Health Department


Once again we thank you for such a wonderful donation of bras. The women who receive these are so thankful.  Many do not have the resources to purchase a breastfeeding bra.

Lorna Humphreys, IBCLC

Glenn County Health & Human Services Agency

WIC Peer Counselor Coordinator


Leading Lady,

Thank you for the donation of nursing bras for our WIC office! We gave them out at the Big Latch On this year and our clients Love them.


Stephanie at Trumbull County WIC


Thank you we are amazed and thrilled at your donation!!!

Adele Ashtabula

Le Leche League of Ohio


Thank you for continuing to support our breastfeeding mothers through the Leading Lady and Loving Moments donations. For the past two years we have offered a breastfeeding fair for our pregnant and breastfeeding participants and used the nursing bras as door prizes and education material, teaching moms the importance of a properly fit bra.

Again, thank you for your support. I hope you continue to offer this generous donation in the future.

Annamarie Garcia, RDN, LD

Breastfeeding Coordinator

Bell County Public Health District


Thank you so much for your donation of breast feeding bras, tanks, capris, wraps, belly band etc. Our WIC mothers were very surprised and appreciative for their gifts. Our Breast Feeding event was a success and was very rewarding to see our participants faces of appreciation.

Melissa Holt RN

Vernon Parish Health Unit


Healthy Start of North Central Florida would like to thank Leading Lady and Loving Moments by Leading Lady for presenting our program with a variety of nursing bras and other nursing wardrobe items. We appreciate your generosity, and breastfeeding mothers in our counties’ communities are thriving because of contributions such as yours. Thank you for helping make last week’s World Breastfeeding Week a success!

Healthy Start of North Central Florida – Facebook


Thank you so much for your generous donation.  We have been able to provide nursing and pregnancy items to our participants who genuinely cannot afford them.  We are so grateful for your help!

Hamblen County Health Department WIC


Thank you so much for the free bras to help promote World Breastfeeding Awareness Month.  Our clients enjoyed receiving them tremendously.

Cynthia Coleman

District Breastfeeding Coordinator

Mississippi Department of Health


We did give out the nursing/sports bras at our annual breastfeeding celebration.  We gave out to nursing moms the whole month of August.  We also recognized Leading Lady every time a bra was given and we gave out the cards you sent to us.   We also brought a basket with some bras to our hospital (St. Tammany Parish Hospital New Family Center) and the lactation consultants gave to nursing moms.  We also brought ‘Go for the Gold’ balloons.

Moms were very excited to receive the bras, they had fun picking the one that was just right for them.  Many moms commented on the good quality of the bras and how they would not be able to afford the bra.

We promoted on socilamedia and Facebook.  We also went to every OB office in Covingonton and distributed flyers for our breastfeeding celebration.

It was a great experience for our staff also to take part in something so rewarding and to share in the WIC partipants excitement.

Thank you for your donation, it touched all of us.

Sandy Matthews, Department Head

St. Tammany Parish Hospital – Community Wellness Center


Dear Leading Lady & Loving Moments,

It is with our greatest pleasure that we want to thank you on behalf of the clients we were able to surprise with a new wonderful nursing bra, or a nursing top, or a scarf. The “First 28 days” postcards and the coupons were a nice addition, too. Your company saved our breastfeeding celebration, as our office did not have a budget to expend for the occasion.

We were able to provide a nursing item to all our exclusive and almost exclusive breastfeeding clients though the month of August 2017. Our clients were grateful for their gifts, and for the continue support they received from our program.

We gathered six pictures of mothers holding their gifts. We hope this will make you proud of the amazing work you do for all the families you help.

Have a blessed and joyful day!

Milli Schaeffer, IBCLC, Bilingual PC

WIC of Burlington County Program

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