CHAMPS RECEIVES RWJ FOUNDATION GRANT!
CHAMPS has received funds from the Healthy Eating Research of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) grant to perform a retrospective RE-AIM analysis of Mississippi CHAMPS. We are excited about this development and we look forward to a fruitful and progressive partnership with RWJF!
CHEER CHAMPION of the week
Chauntel Norris is a DONA trained Labor and Post-Partum Doula, Certified Lactation Counselor, and LaMaze Trained Childbirth Educator. She currently serves as the Mother’s Milk Initiative Coordinator, Doula, and Group Facilitator for the Alabama Prison Birth Project, a program that seeks to improve the health of newborns birthed by women in custody while strengthening maternal bonds and self-efficacy. She is also a co-founder of the Baobab Birth Collective, a passionate advocate for breastfeeding in vulnerable communities, and a strong believer in the right of all women to be able to breastfeed their babies.
“The inequalities in birth outcomes motivate me to continuously want to do birth work,” Chauntel stated.