Statement from the Black Breastfeeding Caucus in support of Black mothers and families following the murder of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor

Statement from the Black Breastfeeding Caucus in support of Black mothers and families following the murder of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor June 8, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Kimberly Seals Allers Email:  ksealsallers@gmail.com Phone: 347.671.7779 Ever since four Minneapolis Police Department officers killed George Floyd, pressing a knee into his neck for more …

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BLACK MOTHERS BREASTFEEDING ASSOCIATION IS HOSTING THE VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE: BIRTH AND BREASTFEEDING CONFERENCE

MEDIA CONTACTS Gatini Tinsley 313-398-5799 gatinimichelle@gmail.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2020 Now in its 12th year, Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) will celebrate its second annual conference, previously known as The Motown Experience, with 170 registrants and four days of experts. Exciting keynote addresses, informative forums and opportunities to network with professionals who …

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Keep Parents and Newborns Together in Critical Hours after Birth

  Birth Detroit and Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) believe that parents and newborns should not be separated and the risk of COVID-19 infection should be minimized in ways that support bonding and attachment. Despite recent guidance from national and international public health organizations, some Metro Detroit hospitals are separating people who test positive for …

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