To give Black Breastfeeding Week 2020 the attention it deserves, ESSENCE asked three experts on the matter to sit down with Deputy Editor Allison McGevna to break down why breastfeeding matters to Black women and the challenges and triumphs that they face.
“I am grateful that I was able to provide my daughter with my breastmilk the first three months of her life and it was supplemented with the gracious donations from moms I will never know,” says Frankie Robertson.
In honor of Black Breastfeeding Week, we're celebrating Black moms from all over who are bravely sharing their breastfeeding journey.
Why We Need Black Breastfeeding Week and This Hands-Free Pump To Raise Awareness And Normalize Breastfeeding
The month of August is traditionally devoted to increasing breastfeeding awareness. Between August 1 and August 7, we observe World Breastfeeding Week by encouraging breastfeeding, providing support to nursing mothers, […]