BLACK LGBTQ BREASTFEEDERS BLOG CARNIVAL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: ‘Coming Out’ of the (BLACK) Breastfeeding Closet

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Black and African American women statistically have the lowest breastfeeding initiation and duration rates of any group in this country. Incidentally, there is also a disproportionate amount of preterm, low birth weight, ill, and babies who die from SIDS, and other illnesses brought on by social, cultural and environmental factors. With the innumerable health benefits […]

Word(less words) Wednesday: BLACK LGBTQ BREASTFEEDERS (and supporters): ‘Come Out’ Wherever you are!

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After I typed ‘African American lesbian breastfeeding’ into a google search, I was disappointed but unfortunately not really surprised, by the results of what wasn’t there. I guess I was just a tad more hopeful about what I would find this time around than on previous searches — that returned pages of links to pornographic websites with descriptions of […]

Updates, Interesting things and other stuff

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I’ve been busy. I’m getting ready to go out of town — out of the country, actually — to help a friend for a quick min, with her baby — postpartum care. . . . sort of. I haven’t met her baby yet because I haven’t seen my friend in a while. I am really […]