Panelist: High Tech & Community Innovation
May 10, 2019, 10:45am – 12:15pm
Robert Brox is the founder of Fit 4 You, Traveling Trainer where he brings the gym to his clients home, place of work, school, church or anywhere space is available throughout the community in Milwaukee, WI for the last 8 years. He runs his family business alongside his wife of 10yrs. Robert and his wife have 4 children under the age of 7 who were all breastfed babies which led him to join the African American Breastfeeding Network first as a member to support his breastfeeding wife, but soon after became the Father Peer Advocate (FPA). In his role as AABN’s FPA is to support fathers prenatal and postpartum through the breastfeeding journey. Robert has now worked with the Fathers of AABN for the past 5 years presenting Breastmilk is Liquid Gold father presentation. He plans and coordinates his sessions, discussing the value of breastfeeding, what to expect when baby gets home and how to call for help. He also discuss other issues/concerns with the fathers include health, employment, housing, etc.