BREASTFEEDING & PREGNANCY IN THE TIME OF THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC*

March 20, 2020 To date, the coronavirus has not been detected in breast milk. However, we do not know whether mothers with COVID-19 can transmit the virus via breast milk.   BREASTFEEDING WITH NO KNOWN EXPOSURE TO CORONAVIRUS  (COVID-19) Continue breastfeeding as usual    BREASTFEEDING WITH KNOWN EXPOSURE TO CORONAVIRUS  (COVID-19) Breastfeed as usual and contact …

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Breastfeeding-Friendly Community Spaces Throughout Detroit

  written by Malikah Gardner and Victoria Washington, BMBFA Mommy Ambassadors Over the years, research has shown that individuals with strong social support systems that include community are more likely to have greater satisfaction with their personal health, increased self-esteem and improved coping skills related to stress management. Creating a strong breastfeeding community can give …

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Introducing: The Family Innovation Program

Introducing: The Family Innovation Program The World Is Yours: Imagine, Innovate & Liberate! This is this year’s theme for Black Breastfeeding Week. Several organizations are partnering up to hold space for this kind of visioning and designing the future of birth and breastfeeding in Detroit. Led by Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association and Harambee Care, the …

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