Luecendia Reed

Luecendia joined New Moms in 2015. She currently serves as the Director of Family Support. Luecendia oversees New Moms’ home visiting and manages the Doula and Community and Engagement programs at New Moms Chicago. She brings 15 years of experience in the maternal and child health field to the position. Luecendia has supervised teams of home visitors, doulas and interns; is a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor, and has served in a maternal labor support role. She implemented and co-facilitated a Breastfeeding Peer Counseling curriculum and received public recognition for her outstanding service accomplishments. Luecendia is a MSW graduate of Erikson Institute.

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