Congratulations to Wendy Fung, Breastfeeding Services Manager and Regional Breastfeeding Liaison (RBL) at PHFE WIC, who recently received the Perinatal Advisory Council: Leadership, Advocacy and Consultation’s (PAC/LAC) Mitchell Goldstein Dedication to Community Award! Each year, this award is given to a perinatal health community leader who demonstrates exceptional dedication and commitment to improving pregnancy outcomes.
Wendy has worked tirelessly to provide quality care by managing breastfeeding services at PHFE WIC and advocating for Baby Friendly hospitals. Her commitment to providing educational needs for parents and professionals helps improve the breastfeeding support families receive. With maternal and child health services and leadership team partnerships, she continually works on improving breastfeeding rates throughout the community.
Wendy is one of the founding members of the Asian Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Task Force of Los Angeles County formed in 2017. Her passion is to promote positivity with breastfeeding in Asian and Pacific Island communities within Los Angeles County by educating and supporting parents to help minimize breastfeeding obstacles while overcoming stigma and bias.
Congratulations to Wendy for her advocacy towards breastfeeding and thank you for all the support provided to our breastfeeding parents, hospitals, and professionals in our communities!