Our Advisory Groups

Latino Advisory Group:

The Foundation’s statewide advisory group meets regularly to identify critical health issues affecting Latino women and children and to recommend strategies to educate families, healthcare providers and the public about issues related to healthy lifestyle choices and healthy birth outcomes for Latinos.

Infant Safe Sleep Advisory Group:

This group of healthcare professionals, lactation consultants, parent educators and state program staff serves to identify effective messages, strategies and networks to promote infant safe sleep practices and reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related deaths.

Breastfeeding Advisory Group:

This group of state-level and local experts provide expertise and insight on why there are low rates of breastfeeding in eastern N.C., particularly among African American women, and how best to address these barriers.