BLACK BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT SYSTEMS MATTER + BREAST MILK SAVES LIVES

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If you missed the previous post, then I’m just sharing that we still have a ton of breastfeeding buttons left! We made these during breastfeeding month to celebrate the miraculous, life-saving benefits of human milk, and know they’re helpful in getting the word across at anytime, but especially while we’re all masked-up. The first one […]

I did a thing (and it has to do with researching African American Breastfeeding in Mississippi)

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[Image]: My (fully loaded) car in front of the state sign. It reads: Welcome To Mississippi – Birthplace of America’s Music. I finally made it to Mississippi – to the Delta. And I’ve been here for just over a week! The drive was long and good – I got snowed in for a couple of […]

Will I become a certified #doula, after all?

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Since I took the ICTC doula training at the end of 2012 I’ve worked to complete the list that you see, in order to work towards certification. I’ve been able to check off several items, but in the past number of months (or more) it has not changed. As you’d probably imagine being a full-time graduate student (and TA) I’ve […]