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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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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Media Alert! Detroit Residents Take Center Stage in “Hacking” Michigan’s Birth & Breastfeeding Challenges

  MEDIA ALERT Detroit Residents Take Center Stage in “Hacking” Michigan’s Birth & Breastfeeding Challenges First Ever Community Hackathon Will Feature “Family Innovation Teams” Representing Detroit Organizations Detroit, MI—Detroit’s first ever Birth and Breastfeeding Hackathon on August 24th and 25th brings together technologists, designers and engineers with a unique and necessary twist— local residents are …

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