Celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week 2019

The International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) is proud to celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week (25 August – 31 August). 

This year’s theme is “The World Is Yours: Imagine. Innovate. Liberate.” 

Black Breastfeeding Week consists of a series of online and face-to-face activities. Check out their website and social media profiles (including their Facebook page here) for updates. You can also find resources for bringing creativity and inspiration to your local breastfeeding community, like this Hackathon Toolkit.

In the United States, you can also look for a local event many of which include “Baby Lift Up,” the signature event for Black Breastfeeding Week. “Each year, black families gather  . . . in predetermined locations to lift up their babies (of all ages!) in unison in a show of solidarity and support for black children living healthy and thriving lives.”

Check out these past Lactation Matters posts for answers to your questions about why Black Breastfeeding Week exists or other resources for celebrating #BBW19.

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