Job Post – Program Associate

Job Title: Program Associate (part-time) Company: Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) Website: www.BMBFA.org Email resume to: Kiddada Green, KiddadaG@BMBFA.org Use subject line: Program Associate Closing Date: November 1, 2019 Extended: November 11, 2019 Work Location: 19750 Burt Rd., Detroit, MI 48219   General Purpose Under the direction of the executive director, the program associate is …

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It’s Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) Awareness Month: And Black Babies Carry the Burden

by Kiddada Green, as featured in Women’s enews. “To be clear, public health campaigns have had considerable success in reducing the rates of SIDS overall. But some have demonized co-sleeping in all forms without understanding the cultural nuances of bed sharing or the impact of those messages on the breastfeeding relationship.” Read the full Women’s …

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Breastfeeding-Friendly Community Spaces Throughout Detroit

  written by Malikah Gardner and Victoria Washington, BMBFA Mommy Ambassadors Over the years, research has shown that individuals with strong social support systems that include community are more likely to have greater satisfaction with their personal health, increased self-esteem and improved coping skills related to stress management. Creating a strong breastfeeding community can give …

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MDHHS joins breastfeeding advocates in celebration of Michigan’s inaugural Black Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 25-31

MDHHS joins breastfeeding advocates in celebration of Michigan’s inaugural Black Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 25-31 Events scheduled during the week officially recognized by Governor Whitmer FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 26, 2019 CONTACT: Lynn Sutfin, 517-241-2112 LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has partnered with the Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) …

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