your lactation CONSULTANT


Shonte’ terhune-smith, bs, ibclc

Shonte’ is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Over the past seven years, she has worked diligently in Genesee County to increase breastfeeding rates. She has worked in the hospital as a lactation intern and at various pediatric and obstetrician clinics, promoting and educating women about breastfeeding. She facilitates local support groups, works with community partners, provides postpartum doula services, and recently completed training to be a childbirth educator. Shonte’ has worked with hundreds of families through education, support, and empowerment. She prides herself in caring, professional, efficient, and trustworthy care. Normalizing breastfeeding is her passion. Her goal is to provide culturally competent care for all families.

Shonte’ has breastfed her four children and understands that there can be struggles of breastfeeding, the importance of support, and how rewarding it is to overcome the struggles.