I’ve been scratching my head for 48 hours, trying to figure out why the nation is in uproar over Time magazine’s recent cover of a 26-year-old mother breastfeeding her three-year-old. The tweets, Facebook postings and emails have been relentless. What’s the big deal? Is my first question. And why does what one California mom do [...]
Your recent rants on The View which can only be categorized as anti-breastfeeding and anti-truth don’t help any women at all, instead they only fuel the misplaced anger and hostility that unfortunately already cloud an important public health issue-an issue that could save millions of infant lives and bolster the health of millions of mothers.
Life happens around a meal. Family dinners are a must in my family, opening the door for special connections and conversations. I was reminded of this watching THE BIG MEAL off-Broadway play and in preparing for our Food & My Family event. What does mealtime mean for you and your family?
Urban organic guru, Bryant Terry, a.k.a. “The Inspired Vegan,” leads an evening of delicious eats and “fooducation” to help moms and dads feed their families better. Nicole Betancourt of ParentEarth.com and Nina Kahori Fallenbaum, Food Editor of HYPHEN magazine join Kimberly Seals Allers for an event guaranteed to empower the entire family on healthy eating.
Pharmaceutical companies want your baby hooked on their infant formula whether you want to or not. And hospitals, who, given the state of America’s health should be focused on providing superior healthcare are instead serving as a marketing vehicle for the drug companies.
When a kid at my daughter’s school decided to drop the N-word on her twice, my professional cool went out the window.
Husband and wife team Chennaiah and V. Kuroji Patrick are getting ready for the official launch party of their first book “This Milk Tastes Good,”
– a family- friendly nursery rhyme that takes all of the nutritional goodness of breast milk, the power of the public feeding and the need for daddy to be involved and rolling them into one.
As you may know, I was recently selected by the U.S. Breastfeeding Committee to help spread the word about the new federal law that allows all nursing moms to have mandated pumping breaks. If you didn’t know, Tanya Lieberman (who was also selected and wrote a great piece on BB360. Thanks Tanya!!) and I will [...]
For moms who choose the feed their children via the breast way, the Mocha Manual has put together a handy list of experts, books and organizations for you to turn to as you bond with your baby — everything you need to support you on your journey.
One of my key motivations for creating Black Breastfeeding 360 was my frustration that the media doesn’t accurately tell our story. So when the W.K. Kellogg Foundation asked me to join their panel for the National Association of Black Journalists Health Media Institute in Washington, D.C. last week, I was all in…The panel was hosted [...]