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Our Founder

Educator, Herbalist, Humanitarian, Holistic Mother, Business Owner & Partner, Lactation Consultant/Infant Feeding Specialist (CLC), Motivational Speaker, Author, Black Lives Matter Advocate, SC State Board Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Phlebotomist, Coastal Carolina University Alumna, and Graduate Student all describe Columbia, South Carolina native, Candace Maria Dru.


Candace is the founder of Dru Wellness & Palmetto Breastfeeding and Wellness. She proudly serves as a Holistic Lactation Consultant. As a Holistic Practitioner, Candace is committed to providing holistic, compassionate support to help families breastfeed with confidence and live well. Her greatest mission is to help increase breastfeeding initiation and duration rates in Black communities, provide support and spread education. 


Dru Wellness is one of Candace’s latest projects, it is designed as an educational platform that offers support and resources for those becoming more interested in breastfeeding, healthy eating, holistic health, herbalism, and natural alternatives. 


To learn more about Dru Wellness follow us on Instagram, Facebook, TikTok & Youtube! @CandaceMariaDru

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