Please Join us in Celebration Black Breastfeeding Week, August 25th - 31st!
Thursday, August 25th 6-9pm - Opening Night and Photo Exhibit
Friday, August 26th 6-9pm - Panel Discussion and Q&A with Local Black Lactation Consultants
@ the Black Arts & Cultural Center, 359 So. Kalamazoo Mall, Unit 102
*Yoga Workshop ~ Breastfeeding as Meditation with Sokhna Heather Mabin (Location & Date TBD)
Link to the FREE Event tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrating-black-breastfeeding-week-august-25th-31st-tickets-406425267917
If you are interested in re-lactation, contact any of the International Board Certified Lactation Consultants from at either Ascension Borgess Hospital @ 269-226-8032
or The Bronson Breastfeeding Center @ 269-341-8849
If you need immediate help with lactation issues, you can contact Katie, Certified Lactation Consultant from the Kalamazoo County WIC office and Co-Chair of the Kalamazoo County Breastfeeding Coalition. Office 269-373-5358, cell 269-443-3215.
When to Reach Out for Help
You want breastfeeding support at home
Your have painful breasts or nipples
Your doctor is concerned about baby’s weight gain
You have concerns about continuing to breastfeed when you go back to work
You wonder if your baby's feeding patterns and behaviors are normal.