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Culturally Affirming Resources:

  • #LatchedLegacy – video affirming Black families DO breastfeed, from the Wichita Black Breastfeeding Coalition
  • “Irth” app (“Birth”, but they dropped the “B” for Bias) – “Yelp-like” platform for the pregnancy and new motherhood journey, made by and for people of color. Search doctor and hospital reviews from your community! Leave a review today to help inform and protect others!
  • Maternal Warning Signs  – 1 min. video for father and family members to recognize the signs of postpartum complications (Reaching Our Brothers Everywhere)
  • Sister-to-Sister: Let’s Talk (Black Mothers Breastfeeding Alliance)
  • It’s Only Natural (Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
  • Health in Her Hue – app to connect Black women to culturally competent healthcare providers, services, and health content

Black 360 Breastfeeding

Black Mama’s Matter Alliance

Black Moms Breastfeeding Support Group

Black Moms Connect

Breastfeeding Mafia (Oakland, CA)

Breastfeeding Sisters That Are Receiving Support (BSTARS) (TN)

CinnaMoms (Los Angeles, CA)

District of Columbia Breastfeeding Coalition (Washington, DC)

Fathers Uplift

Indiana Black Breastfeeding Coalition

National Association of Professional and Peer Lactation Supporters of Color

National Database of Lactation Support Groups for Families of Color ~ Curated by Nekisha Killings, IBCLC, RLC

Sister-to-Sister, Let’s Talk Breastfeeding (African American handout resource)

Mocha Moms, Inc.

Office on Women’s Health It’s Only Natural Campaign

ROSE Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere

“SPEAK UP for Black Women”, Debra Bingham, DrPH, RN, FAAN

Stork and Cradle (New York City, NY)

The B.L.A.C.K. Course –  full scope lactation and breastfeeding education course made by and for Black People and folks supporting black breastfeeding. 

Uzazi Village – serves the KC metro area

WIC peer counselor video:  Teach Me How to Breastfeed


For Dads:

Brothers United – Breastfeeding

WIC Fathers Supporting Breastfeeding