Black Breastfeeding Week Happenings!
August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. It is our favorite (and busiest!) time of the year. Every year, we celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week, which is from August 25th through August 31st. This year marks the 8th anniversary of Black Breastfeeding Week. You can learn more about the importance of this week here. We have a full week ahead, so mark your calendars for all of our Black Black Breastfeeding Week appearances and for our breastfeeding boot camp event for expectant and new Black moms.
August 23rd - The Nursathon: A Virtual Experience
On Sunday, August 23rd, join our Founder, Ayanna Robinson, at the Nursathon! The Nursathon is a virtual conference including more than 20 lactation consultants, doulas, nurses, and public figures coming together to shed light on the importance of Black breastfeeding. Ayanna will be moderating the session at 2:00-2:45 PM - What The Health? Dealing With Low Milk Supply.
You can register for this event here .
August 26th - "Centering Black Mamas to Revive, Restore, and Reclaim their Breastfeeding Power."
Black Girls's Breastfeeding Club is a proud Kindred Partner of the Black Mamas Matter Alliance. BGBC Founder, Ayanna Robinson, will be participating in the BMMA Black Breastfeeding Week webinar titled, "Centering Black Mamas to Revive, Restore, and Reclaim their Breastfeeding Power." Register at the link below.
August 28th - Sugaberry's Milk&Suga Summit 2020
Actress, Tika Sumpter, and Thai Randolph, Co-Founders of Sugaberry, created Sugaberry's Milk and Suga Summit. Join Ayanna Robinson and a panel of other moms, influencers, and health and medical professionals for a day of celebrating, educating, and empowering Black moms on their breastfeeding journey.
Register at Milk&Suga.
August 29th - The Reclamation: Breastfeeding Boot Camp (A Black Girls' Breastfeeding Club Event)
Last, but not least, on Saturday, August 29th, we are hosting a free online breastfeeding boot camp for expectant women and new Black moms.
What is The Reclamation: Breastfeeding Boot Camp?
•Hear from BGBC Founder, Ayanna Robinson, on the importance of breastfeeding and what it means to revive, restore and reclaim our breastfeeding experience
•Receive breastfeeding education and have live Q&A with lactation professionals
•Connect with others and build your mama tribe
•Games, gift bags, and giveaways with products from our sponsors including Medela, Aden and Anais, Solly Baby, Earth Mama Organics, Halo Sleep, and Doula Box!
You can register for this event here. Reserve your spot early. Spaces are limited to ensure every attendee receives a gift bag.
If you would like to support our event, you can make a donation here. Thank you for supporting our work!
See you next week!