We were doing these things out of necessity before it was mainstream.
‘Not A Dirty Secret:’ Black Mothers Battle Breastfeeding Stigma With Beautiful Photos
Due to systemic and cultural barriers, breastfeeding rates in the Black community are the lowest of any racial group. Did the women in your family breastfeed? I made up my mind during my pregnancy that I would not allow anyone or anything to keep me from meeting my goal to exclusively breastfeed her for 1 year. Black Mamas Matter Alliance. Becoming a new mom comes with dozens of new experiences, and breastfeeding issues often rank high on the list of challenges. Thats incredible! Customize Select the topics that interest you: