Meet the Team
Mariah Brown, CLC, has been serving families as a birth worker, offering doula support and lactation counseling. She is working privately in these roles and is also training as a student midwife. We are so excited for her to join our team of lactation professionals! Learn more about Mariah and the other services that she offers outside of TVLS at www.mariahalyce.com.
Kim Evans, RN, IBCLC -- also affiliated with M&H -- is coming to us with over 20 years of experience working as a hospital nurse in neonatal intensive care and as a lactation consultant. Four years ago, she and Katie began working in private practice and helping families with feeding their babies.
Katie Parkes, RN, IBCLC, with Milk & Honey Holistic Breastfeeding Services (M&H), is joining our network as a Registered Nurse and Lactation Consultant, with previous experience in labor-delivery, postpartum, and lactation services. With Kim Evans, their private practice has been providing breastfeeding services to the community since 2018.
Ashley Rutland, CLC, has been studying with us for the past year and is preparing to take her exam for IBLCE in the near future. She is also a postpartum doula and an infant massage educator.
Ophelia Talley, CLC, @opheliat.iam, has been an uplifting influencer in the community, facilitating support and education for Black Families in the Huntsville community for years. She has been running Mocha Milk Mamas and supporting breastfeeding WOC through support groups and Black Breastfeeding Week events in the area.