Greater Charlotte Facilitator
Amanda Pericles, MS, CCC-SLP, CBS (she/her/ella) is a certified breastfeeding specialist and bilingual speech-language pathologist located in Charlotte, NC. She is also a daughter of immigrants from the Dominican Republic. Amanda is an alumna of Boston University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences in 2014. She subsequently earned a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Northeastern University in Spring of 2020.
Amanda is a mother to a toddler and has personal experience with managing difficulties related to exclusive pumping and tethered oral tissues during breastfeeding, leading to nursing successfully for over two years. She is also passionate about feeding and swallowing across the lifespan and wanted to join Chocolate Milk Cafe in order to support and educate lactating individuals and dyads.