Cindy Turner-Maffei
Cindy Turner-Maffei

Affiliated Faculty

Cynthia.Turner-Maffei@myunion.edu

Education:
M.A. Nutrition and Health Counseling, Lesley College, 1985
Board certified lactation counseling

Cindy is national coordinator of Baby-Friendly USA, implementing the UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in the United States. She has extensive experience as a nutritionist and breastfeeding educator in WIC and other Maternal Child Health programs.

Cindy is a member of breastfeeding coalitions on the local, state and national level, including the US Breastfeeding Committee. A lactation consultant at the Center for Breastfeeding, Cindy is also an affiliated professor at the Union Institute and University. She is an author of numerous publications including Breastfeeding A - Z: Terminology and Telephone Triage, Case Studies in Breastfeeding, Maternal and Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding and Human Lactation and Reclaiming Breastfeeding for the United States.