Breastfeeding Champions

Outstanding community members

Across the province, there are a number of members within our community, including doctors, nurses, dietitians, municipal leaders, resource mothers, business owners, etc who promote and support breastfeeding and for this we celebrate them!

Doctor Champions

Dr. Erin Smallwood
Dr. Erin Smallwood

Dr. Smallwood is a champion supporter and encourager of Breastfeeding, in her workplace, in the community and in her very own home as a breastfeeding mom.

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Dr. Kate Lafferty
Dr. Kate Lafferty

Through her practice in Corner Brook, Dr. Lafferty has been encouraging, teaching, resourcing and assisting breastfeeding families.

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Dr. Nicola Penney
Dr. Nicola Penney

Having breastfeed her own daughter, Dr. Penney knows that it is the best choice a woman can make for her children. Her understanding, support and encouragement for her breastfeeding patients make her a champion.

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Dr. Tina Squires
Dr. Tina Squires

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Dr. Joanne White
Dr. Joanne White

For Dr. White, breastfeeding is an important part of her practice and life. Her advocacy and leadership have made her a role model for professionals who are also breastfeeding mothers.

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Dr. Greg Sutton
Dr. Greg Sutton

Dr. Sutton is a champion for acknowledging the legitimate concerns of his breastfeeding patients with a kind ear, understanding and support.

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Dr. Heidi Carew
Dr. Heidi Carew

Dr. Carew is a gift to her breastfeeding patients, helping them with her own experience, her extensive knowledge and open-mindedness.

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Dr. Geoff Downton
Dr. Geoff Downton

In his practice as a Neonatologist at the Janeway Hosptital, Dr. Downton has actively committed to educating mothers, students and colleagues on breast milks benefits.

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Nurse Champions

Shianne Combden
Shianne Combden

Public Heath Nurse Combden’s immediate care and support of breastfeeding mom’s has made her a Breastfeeding Champion.

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Lynne Brazil
Lynne Brazil

In her role as a Public Health Nurse at Major’s Path Clinic, Nurse Brazil has gone above and beyond in daily commitment to helping her patients with their breastfeeding journey.

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Ginger Haines
Ginger Haines

Nurse Haines’ compassion and kindness as a breastfeeding champion has gleaned notice from not only her patients but also her colleagues.

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Business and Community Champions

Nominate a Champion

Tell us someone in your community who promotes breastfeeding in any number of ways and we just might include them as part of our Breastfeeding Champions!

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