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Why it matters!

Throughout the critical immediate postpartum period, an extensive range of maternal, infant, and child health professionals, including physicians, midwives, nurses, lactation consultants, and other healthcare staff members, play a crucial role in attaining the Healthy People goals. Specifically, to increase the proportion of infants exclusively breastfed for three months, they encourage exclusive breastfeeding, providing access to accurate and unblemished culturally appropriate information and support.

- Dr. Natashia Conner "Black Mothers’ Birthing Center Experiences and Exclusive Breastfeeding Practices"

Ways to Give & Support The BLACK Collaborative.

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