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Latona Giwa

Latona Giwa is a perinatal health advocate, registered nurse, and lactation consultant in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 2011, she co-founded Birthmark Doula Collective, Louisiana’s largest doula organization and one of the only worker-owned cooperatives in New Orleans. In 2017, she co-founded the New Orleans Breastfeeding Center. Latona speaks, writes, and builds community around the intersections of birth justice, racial justice, parenting for liberation, and Black body politics.