LaShanda Dandrich is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and co-founder of Uptown Village Cooperative. After the birth of her daughter in 2009, her passion for breastfeeding and supporting mothers and families in the postpartum period blossomed. She became a trained postpartum doula while pursuing her IBCLC credential. She has supported families of all diverse, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds throughout NYC.
Lashanda lives in Harlem with her daughter, Ava. When she is not busy being a mom and supporting other moms, she enjoys traveling, reading sci-fi, and trying new cuisines.