Infertility in The Black Community. Maternal & Infant Mortality Around The World. Black With Postnatal Depression. Life As A Doula Twitter Chat

I’ve put a call out for maternity, birth, breastfeeding, mothering, newborn, infant, sibling photos to share for upcoming blog posts and to share on the Facebook wall. I’m looking mostly for women/men/babies/families of color but all are welcome to submit. I’ll always give credit back to you/your photographer. They don’t have to be professionals, I’ll […]

Reports Say Black Women Don’t Breastfeed… #BlkBfing

I am so happy to share with you this list of black women who breastfeed! If you check the current data on black women and breastfeeding you’ll most likely find reports saying that we do not breastfeed, we have the lowest rates, we only breastfeed for 3-6 months, etc. I would like to know where […]

Black Infant Mortality and Your Responsibility

Welcome to the Third Edition of the  Black Birth Carnival. Hosted by Darcel of  The Mahogany Way Birth Cafe and Nicole of Musings From The Mind of Sista Midwife. The Topic: Infant Mortality Awareness: Saving OUR Babies. Many birth workers are talking about the alarming infant mortality rates in this country, but none are talking […]

#BlackBirth Carnival Call For Submissions: Infant Mortality Awareness – Saving OUR Babies

Hello and Welcome to the Third Edition of the Black Birth Blog Carnival: Infant Mortality Awareness – Saving OUR Babies. Hosted by Darcel of The Mahogany Way Birth Cafe and Nicole of Musings From The Mind of Sista Midwife. The Black Birth Carnival has been amazing in so many ways. Whether you participate by blogging, or sharing on various social networks, we thank […]

Infant and Maternal Mortality in the Black Community: When Will You Care?

I found this article this on infant and maternal mortality in the Black Community. The study focused on California and New York, but the issues highlighted run deep all over this country. I liked the article and linked to it on Facebook and Twitter. I love that instead of the same old drivel about the […]