Yes, We DO Need a Black Breastfeeding Week

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and there have been events going on all month long to help promote and normalize breastfeeding. This week — August 25-31 — is Black Breastfeeding Week. Sounds innocuous enough, right? A week to encourage black moms to nurse their babies. I even wrote a post for Black Breastfeeding Week when I… Continue reading Yes, We DO Need a Black Breastfeeding Week

My Boobies, My Choice: I Plan to Breastfeed

Me, breasts painfully engorged with milk after I gave up on breastfeeding my daughter 8 years ago.

NOTE: It is Black Breastfeeding Week, and although I have never successfully breastfed a baby, my current pregnancy means that I have an opportunity to try again. This issue is important to me, and I figured this is a great time to share my passion and failed experience, in hopes that it will help other… Continue reading My Boobies, My Choice: I Plan to Breastfeed