Lactation Support Peer Counselor
Mary Concepcion is a Lactation Support Peer Counselor proudly serving King County, with a special focus on the Pacific Islander community. “Be who you needed when you were younger” is a phrase that Mary takes to heart. Her past struggles as a new mom breastfeeding twin girls was the catalyst for her becoming a Lactation Support Peer Counselor. She is a mother to three amazing daughters: teenagers and a full-fledged tweenager.
In another life Mary served her Air Force community as Key Spouse for the 25th Air Support Operations Squadron in Hawaii supporting families of frequently deployed combat Airman. She operated an in-home child care center in partnership with the US Navy at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam.
Mary is currently an IBCLC candidate and working towards her license as a massage therapist. She looks forward to combining lactation and perinatal support with body work to better serve babies and parents. She looks forward to connecting with caregivers during this beautiful journey of feeding babies. Her goal is to raise the breastfeeding rates of the Pacific Islander community.