Mission: To improve the quality of life among African American families in Charlotte, North Carolina through breastfeeding education, advocacy, normalcy and support. Vision: To build a supportive and informed breastfeeding community for Charlotte and surrounding area families.
QC Cocoa B.E.A.N.S., based in Charlotte, NC, is comprised of lactation consultants, doulas, dietitians, health educators, and peer counselors. Our primary goal is to educate African American families and empower this community to embrace breastfeeding as a cultural and social norm. The implementation of initiatives is accomplished through volunteerism, community collaboration and the generosity of donors.