Crittenton Center employee nationally recognized as Certified Lactation Counselor

Sioux City, IA:  Crittenton Center now has a Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) as part of their education team. Blanca Cancino de Ramos will serve as Crittenton Center’s first Lactation Counselor helping all mothers wishing to breast feed do so.

Cancino de Ramos has worked as a Family Support Worker at Crittenton Center for 7 years. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Briar Cliff University and works closely with families to provide parent education and support, strengthening the parent–child bond.  Cancino de Ramos is passionate about helping families and empowering women to help their babies get a great start in life. 

“This national certification will allow us to provide clinical breastfeeding counseling and support to our families who are thinking about breastfeeding or who have questions or problems during the course of breastfeeding and lactation,” said Bridgid Strait, Education Director.

In addition to the certification, Cancino de Ramos has been promoted to Supervisor of the Resource Center where she oversees staff, directs, and provides case management of clients while continuing to serve both English and Spanish-speaking families as a Family Support Worker.

For more information or to sign up for parenting classes call (712) 255-4321 or email

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