Bet on Black While Celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week in Detroit

(Black PR Wire) DETROIT, MI – Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) presents its’ 6th Annual Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Summit on August 26, 2017. In unison with Black Breastfeeding Week, this year’s theme, Bet on Black recognizes and acknowledges that the inherent wisdom, strength and self-reliance of black families has always helped to overcome challenges and resulted …

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What will it take to make Detroit a “baby friendly” city?

Despite four major health systems, thousands of doctors, and countless social service programs, Detroit’s infant mortality rate rivals that of a developing nation. “We lose, in any given year in the city of Detroit—not in southeast Michigan, but in Detroit—150 to 200 babies before their first birthday,” says former Michigan surgeon general Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom, …

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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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