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About Us

Dawn Dickerson, M.Ed, IBCLC, CD(DONA), RYT

Dawn Dickerson is the owner of Mamas & Milk, supporting women and their families on their journey through pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding. Dawn has been an educator for over a decade with a Masters in Education and multiple-subject teaching credential from Antioch University. After the birth of her first child, she knew that working with women during pregnancy and postpartum was what she was meant to do. She became a yoga instructor, certified in prenatal yoga with Jane Austen in San Francisco in 2009. She became a birth doula because all her favorite prenatal yoga instructors were doulas, and accidentally fell in love with birth. She became a Certified Lactation Educator and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant through UCSD. Dawn lives in San Diego with her husband and two boys. When she is not teaching and helping mamas breastfeed, she is usually playing with trucks, trains, and dinosaurs. She also enjoys traveling, practicing yoga, cooking, painting, and the ocean.

Anissa Cornelius, Social Media Director

Anissa Cornelius is a dedicated and compassionate Birth Doula & Childbirth Educator. She is a San Diego native with three small children, fully embracing the joys and chaos motherhood brings. Her interest in birth work began with her first pregnancy and has since grown into a full blown passion for women, their birthing needs and their families. She loves walking along side others in their parenting journeys.  Anissa runs her own birth services through Little Star Birth Services as well as meeting needs of the teen parent population as the Co-Founder of Re:Hope, Inc.

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