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Morenike Tyehimba, IBCLC, Postpartum Doula, Meditation Instructor and Energy Healer

Owner and CEO

Morenike holds a Masters in Health and Wellness with a concentration in Human Lactation and is the Chief Executive Officer of Akwaaba Mama which educates, supports, and nurtures women during their journey into motherhood. She brought the first Baby Café  to the Savannah area . Baby Cafe provides free breastfeeding support and education to the community.
Morenike became interested in assisting mothers after giving birth to her third child, the experience of a water birth without interventions sparked her desire to help women recognize their power and strength.  In 2014, she completed both the birth and postpartum doula workshops offered by DONA International and became a Certified Lactation Counselor through ALPP. In October 2016 she became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Morenike is also a trained Meditation Instructor, Ordained Minister, Priestess and Energy Healer.
Her education and passion have empowered her to do the work to help families.
She enjoys nature and helping families reach their goals through Mindful Nurturing she provides support, guidance, advice, and education. 
In addition to the work she does with families she is also a wife and mother of four beautiful daughters, ages 22, 20, 15 and 10.  She and her husband own and operate Shea For Life, LLC which is a natural skin and hair care manufacturing company.  Morenike is dedicated to helping families learn about healthy choices and reaching their goals during birth, breastfeeding, and beyond.