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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Convinced

She says she wants to breastfeed her baby, But I’m not convinced. She says she’s going to help me breastfeed my baby, But I’m not convinced. She says it’s too hard and her baby doesn’t like her breasts, But I’m not convinced. She says, “It’s okay and we’ll try again next time,” But I’m not …

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Breasts Are for Breastfeeding, Too

Wendy Williams just won’t stop insulting breastfeeding mothers. In 2014, the talk show host went in on Karlesha Thurman, an undergraduate student who posted an image online of herself breastfeeding at her college graduation. Last week, she offended actress Alyssa Milano, a guest on her show. According to Wendy, “breasts are sexual things” or “fun …

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