Treva Smith is a Community Education Specialist in the dental department at Swope Health Services a FQHC in the Kansas City Metro area. She received her B.S. degree from Northwest Missouri State University. Treva has dedicated nearly 20 years to studying, educating and advocating of breastfeeding. She has worked for WIC, Healthy Start and is currently a member of the Kansas Breastfeeding Coalitions board of directors. In addition to her work in the breastfeeding field, she is actively involved in the work of health promotion through Peer and Community Health workforces in Kansas and Missouri. She resides in Kansas City with her husband and four of their five children. Treva is also the proud grandmother of 3 beautiful breastfed babies.