Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts: 2024 Understanding the Village Experience: Birth & Breastfeeding ConferenceCall for Abstracts

The Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) is excited to invite accomplished and aspiring thought leaders to submit abstracts for the 2024 Understanding the Village Experience: Birth & Breastfeeding Conference!

Join a Prestigious Speaker Legacy

By submitting your abstract, you have the opportunity to contribute to our mission of enhancing Black birth and breastfeeding outcomes through equity, empowerment, and resilience. Join a long history of renowned speakers who have made significant contributions to our conference.

How to Submit

We welcome abstracts that align with our conference tracks and contribute to our goal of uplifting Black birth and breastfeeding experiences. To submit your abstract, please visit the Call for Abstracts Portal by July 31, 2024.

Conference Tracks

Join us for a vibrant and insightful conference featuring diverse tracks focused on key aspects of maternal and child health:

  • Liberation and Resilience: Cultivating Self-Care in Maternal Child Health Professionals
  • Mastering the Art and Science of Lactation Support: Skill-Building for Peers and Professionals
  • Bridging Perinatal Care and Community Support: Integrating Systems for Maternal Well-Being
  • Doula Dynamics: Empowering Breastfeeding Through Professional Support
  • Nurturing Fathers: Exploring the Role of Paternal Support in Breastfeeding
  • Beyond the Binary: Navigating Breastfeeding in LGBTQIA+ Communities

This is your chance to add your impactful voice to the crucial discussion about Black maternal health. Whether you’re an experienced speaker or a novice looking to share your perspective, we invite you to contribute and be part of this vital conversation.

If you have any questions or need assistance with your submission, please contact us at

We look forward to your contribution and to creating an empowering and enriching conference together. Let’s advance maternal and child health with impactful insights and community collaboration!