If I don’t step up and make a change, then other families will go through what I went through.”
Tonda Thompson, an advocate for babies in Milwaukee and Milwaukee LIHF‘s Community Engagement Coordinator, was interviewed by 414ward about her personal experience with the loss of her son Terrell, how she provides support to other families experiencing a loss, and why she speaks out about infant mortality.
I will never stop being an advocate for babies in the city of Milwaukee. I’m going to continue that. I hope that Jehlani grows older and becomes an advocate as well, for his brother.“