Important research that tells us the impact we could already assume. Some races bare the burden of suboptimal breastfeeding rates.
We need to change our societal expectations for black moms. Black women DO breastfeed ...when given the proper support. Support should not be the privilege of a select few.
Education IS important but we need to make breastfeeding not just an individual choice but a community choice! As healthcare providers, we need do our part, to remove our bias and respond to black moms from a new norm.
"We all can help make breastfeeding easier!"
Long Beach Breastfeed's Signature Event!
On the heels of World Breastfeeding Week... This is still an amazing rhyme from Holly McNish.... and quite the "mic drop"! Embarassed? ?? Well, #getusedtothis
Wow! 131 gallons! What a gift to others in honor her son's short life!
Never let it be said that you can't get back into shape while breastfeeding! Olympian Dana Vollmer breastfed her son for 11 months while qualifying for the Rio games next month.
Her line by line responses are AWESOME!!!! Keep these in mind if ever you are asked to cover up.