breastfeeding

Things need to change to increase Black breastfeeding rates.

Before You Tell Black Women To Breastfeed, Consider This

A clear medical bias and the stresses of new motherhood, often leaves Black women unsupported on their breastfeeding journeys.

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Consent Is Best: Let's Stop Shaming Mothers Into Breastfeeding

When I first realized I wasn’t going to really breastfeed, I was determined that everyone knew why. We need to stop shaming mothers into breastfeeding.

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Did You "Fail" At Breastfeeding? It Might Have Contributed To Your Postpartum Depression

We need to know that the way we frame infant feeding can impact mothers, for better or worse. And we need to recognize that when we impact a mother’s feelings about herself, we impact her baby — and when we impact her baby, we impact our future.

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Why Do We Need Black Breastfeeding Week?

When we see each other, we see ourselves. And when we see ourselves, we know we are strong and capable and worthy.

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3. You’re not neglecting your child's needs, promise.

10 Reasons Not To Feel Ashamed About Bottle Feeding

In case someone comes out of the woodwork and goes extra hard with the mom-shaming for choosing to bottle feed, here are some really important reasons not to feel ashamed.

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Sex While Breastfeeding? What Say Ye?

This doesn't surprise me — people don't even like to talk about breastfeeding. Adding in sex? Forget it.

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Pregnant AND breastfeeding. Come at me.

I Don't Care If You Don't Like It: You Are Not Entitled To Your Sh*tty Instagram Comment 

I’ve run out of patience. I’ve run out of polite ways to say sit down and shut up.

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The Story Behind The Breastfeeding Photo That Pissed Off The Internet

What is it like being boob shamed and tattoo shamed 20 years after the fact?

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