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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mishawn Purnell-O'Neal  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: N/A

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-- Mishawn Purnell-O'Neal on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

*Lives in Forest Park, Illinois

Biographical and Professional Information

Purnell-O'Neal is an lecturer and educator. She holds a Masters in Public Health, with an emphasis on Maternal and Child Health Issues. She serves as Adjunct Faculty at several institutions of higher learning within Illinois. She can be found speaking at conferences, as well as mother's groups on the benefits of developing a healthy lifestyle.

Published Works

  • Breastfeeding facts over fiction: Health implicatations on the African American Community, M. Purnell-O'Neal, 2001
  • The Wonders of Mother's Milk, 2005
  • The Mothers Milk of Love Baby Keepsake Journal , 2004

Selected Titles At Your Library

Breastfeeding facts over fiction :
ISBN: 0971219907. OCLC Number:

M. Purnell-O'Neal,. [Forest Park, Ill.?] :. ©2001.

The wonders of mother's milk /
ISBN: 0971219923. OCLC Number:

M. Purnell-O'Neal,. [Forest Park, Ill.] :. ©2005.

Colorful and diverse images enhance this introduction to breastfeeding.



Speaking Engagements

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