7th National Seminar (Press Release)

Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) presents its 7th National Seminar, “Beyond the Mom: Reframing the Approach to Maternal Care” on Friday, October 14, 2016, 8 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. This is a full day conference that takes place at Henry Ford Hospital, Education and Research Auditorium, 2799 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI 48202. The seminar has …

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Grant to Help Reduce Preterm Births in Detroit

Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) has received a $39,600 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund. The funds are allocated to develop, implement, and support the pre-application process for HealthConnect One’s (HC One) Community-based Doula Accreditation Program (CBDAP). The CBDAP process is designed to help organizations systematically approach accreditation. The goal of the project is …

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Black Mothers Breastfeeding Summit (Press Release)

Detroit, MI- Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) presents its 5th Annual Summit, on Saturday August 27, 2016 from 1:00pm- 4:00pm. The event will take place at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History located at 315 E. Warren Detroit, MI 48202. The Summit is supported by the Michigan Department of Health and Human …

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The Genesis of a Breastfeeding Celebration by Kiddada Green

For 9 years, Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association® (BMBFA) has celebrated the joys of breastfeeding families and continues to work daily to reduce racial inequities in breastfeeding support for African Americans.  Like many charitable organizations, the impetus for the work began with a passion- a passion for communities, health and justice. This year, we are excited …

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