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June 2021-Dec 2023

 ​​​​​​​Lauren Majors, IBCLC, Co-founder & President
of Sonder Health
and brings more than 12 years of professional experience in the areas of clinical delivery, healthcare IT, and consulting and management.  As an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, she has been working professionally with breastfeeding families since 2011 in a variety of settings to include telehealth, hospitals, community centers, and peer-to-peer support groups. She completed clinical practice hours at Womack Army Medical Center where she consulted with mothers in both the acute and ambulatory care settings from birth to weaning.  In Indiana, Ms. Majors served as a Lactation Educator at a local pregnancy resource center, weekly teaching breastfeeding classes and scheduling pre- and post-natal consultations to at-risk mothers.  As an accredited Leche League peer support leader, Ms. Majors facilitated small groups of breastfeeding mothers, most notably a Working Mothers small group in North Carolina, where a majority of mothers were active duty personnel in the US Army. 
As an executive leader, Ms. Majors is responsible for the strategic development of new and existing service lines for acute and ambulatory telemedicine wellness services.  She leads, directs, and mentors the clinical team of over 12 group practices and 40 key team members and is responsible for execution of all telemedicine encounters and delivers professional services with a focus on workflow design, optimization and systems alignment.  Additionally, Ms. Majors ensures the company has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure quality clinical delivery and financial strength.
Ms. Majors holds a Bachelor of Science from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. She is a Registered Lactation Consultant, a Certified Telehealth Clinical Presenter, Certified in Athenahealth Advanced Workflow, Content and Go-Live Support and is an AIIM Information Governance Practitioner.

Scholarship Coordinator 

January 2022-Dec 2024

Erika Dudley is a proud Mother to an active 4-year-old, Partner, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Certified Breastfeeding Specialist, recipient of one of the Terry Jo Curtis Scholarships in 2020, active member of the St. Joseph County Breastfeeding Coalition, Entrepreneur, USLCA member, and owner of Enriched Lactation, LLC that is based in Mishawaka, IN. Erika believes breastfeeding is not transactional but rather an investment in breastfeeding family's health! Erika’s goal is to empower families and her community with understanding the value of their choice to provide breast milk to their little ones and how it can impact their health legacy for generations to come.

Our focus for 2020:

Growing Indiana's Support for Breastfeeding through Local Coalitions


Want to get involved? 

IBC is always looking for volunteers who want to improve the landscape of breastfeeding in Indiana. Whether you’re an IBCLC, a nurse or simply have a passion for helping new moms, there is a place for you!  Committees to volunteer for include:

  1. Advocacy
  2. Racial Equity and scholarships
  3. Member/partner Engagement
  4. Fundraising

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About Us

Indiana Breastfeeding Coalition's mission is to improve the health of all residents of Indiana by working collaboratively to promote, support, and protect breastfeeding and human milk as the optimal first food for infants in Indiana.  Our vision is that breastfeeding will be the cultural and social norm throughout Indiana and the IBC guides the actions we take to promote human milk feeding.  We act as the hub of resources for breastfeeding throughout Indiana and the liaison to the United States Breastfeeding Committee.

Sarah Long, IBCLC, is the Director of Clinical Operations for The Milk Bank, Indiana, where she is responsible for the development and oversight of all clinical operations and programming. Her responsibilities include; staff leadership and management, strategic planning, and community liaison through the provision of healthcare professional education. Sarah’s background in Midwifery in the United Kingdom, serves as a foundation for her passion for promoting maternal & child health equity and education, as a public health imperative.

Sierra Woods is a native of Indianapolis, IN. She is a Registered Nurse, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and Child Passenger Safety Technician. Sierra lives in Indianapolis with her husband and 2 boys. Her breastfeeding journey with her boys is what further grew her passion for lactation. In 2018, she was one of the first recipients of the Terry Jo Curtis Scholarship where she took the course to become a Certified Lactation Counselor. She has a passion for normalizing breastfeeding for all mothers and is committed to educating mothers in her community. She’s the owner of MelaMama, LLC which is a lactation private practice in Indianapolis, IN. She believes education and support is the key to a successful breastfeeding journey. 

​​Stacy Sanchez, is a BSN prepared registered nurse and IBCLC from Northwest Indiana. Stacy has been a nurse since 2010. She works in the hospital setting as an OB and nursery nurse and manages the lactation department seeing new moms as inpatient and outpatient. She is leading the Baby Friendly Designation and other changes to promote breastfeeding by getting PHDM for all babies who need it and a DMX site for the Prenatal Assistance Program.


Jan 2019-Dec 2022

Meet our Board of Officers

Director of Communications 

Jan 2021-Dec 2023

Vice President

Jan 2021-Dec 2023