Originally from Mexico City, Norma Escobar originally trained as an English as a Second Language Instructor. After moving to the United States and having children, she found her passion in helping breastfeeding mothers. Norma has been working with breastfeeding women since 1994 as a Leader with La Leche League, where she served in a multitude of roles. She became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in 2002. She currently serves as the Breastfeeding Coordinator and Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Manager for the New Hanover County Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program in North Carolina as well as the Perinatal Region V WIC Breastfeeding Coordinator.
Norma is the proud mother of two grown sons without whom she would have never discovered the joys and challenges of breastfeeding.