Detroit Families Respond to Michigan Breastfeeding Network’s Open Apology

October 26, 2018 Dear Board of Directors of Michigan Breastfeeding Network, It has come to our attention that you have updated your priorities by embedding equity, inclusion and social justice into your work strategies.  You have also explicitly stated that you will focus on improving racial equity in breastfeeding outcomes for Michigan families. While this …

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Moms and Babies in Michigan Receive the Gold-Standard of Care Through Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association’s Community-Based Doula Program

(Black PR Wire) Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) in Detroit, MI has successfully received national accreditation through HealthConnect One’s (HC One) Community-Based Doula Accreditation Program. BMBFA underwent a rigorous process in which the HealthConnect One Accreditation Team reviewed the organization’s existing Community-Based Doula Program to ensure high-quality implementation. Community-based doulas play an important role in …

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The Black Infant Remembrance Memorial: Where No Infant is Forgotten

… The Black Infant Remembrance Memorial is the brainchild of Kiddada Green, the executive director of Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) in Detroit and a co-founder of Black Breastfeeding Week. The Memorial was also developed with two other Black Breastfeeding Week co-founders, Anayah Sangodele-Ayoka and myself. “The online memorial is the first step towards what we …

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