Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Week of Action

This Mother’s Day, organizations, leaders, mothers, and those who love them are taking action to urge Congress to pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act through a week of action that raises awareness of the discrimination that thousands of pregnant workers continue to face on the job every year. Click here to learn more. Week of…

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Celebrating Senate Bill 96 & Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s Proclamation Highlighting Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW)

  Protecting Black women and people is an act of justice that is centuries overdue. Harmful health outcomes, police brutality, misogynoir, and laws that disproportionately target and separate Black families from one another are a few examples of why this protection is needed. These examples do not only impact Black and Indigenous families, but they impact…

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Black Maternal Health Week 2021

Join us for Black Maternal Health Week 2021! Founded and led by Black Mamas Matter Alliance, it is an intentional week of awareness, activism, and community building. See below for local Black Maternal Health Week events!

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Have You Taken Our New Mom’s Health & Wellness Survey?

Please take our New Mom’s Health & Wellness Survey Have you given birth in the last year? Do you know anyone who has? Please share our New Mom’s Health & Wellness Survey with them! The survey takes approximately 20 minutes to complete and is entirely confidential. Simply add your name to this form and our…

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Maternal and Infant Outcomes Associated with Maternity Practices Related to COVID-19: The COVID Mothers Study

Abstract Background: Maternity care practices such as skin-to-skin care, rooming-in, and direct breastfeeding are recommended, but it is unclear if these practices increase the risk of clinically significant COVID-19 in newborns, and if disruption of these practices adversely affects breastfeeding. Methods: We performed a retrospective cohort study of 357 mothers and their infants <12 months who had…

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The National Day of Racial Healing

Next week is the National Day of Racial Healing. The National Day of Racial Healing is a time for contemplation and collective action on #HowWeHeal from the effects of racism. Launched on Jan. 17, 2017, it is an opportunity to bring ALL people together in their common humanity and inspire collective action to create a…

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Scholarship Opportunity for Aspiring IBCLCs from Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Groups!

  Scholarship opportunity!   Pacify, Advantia Health’s leading lactation and pediatric telehealth app for moms, is awarding $14,000 to aspiring International Board Certified Lactation Consultants from racial and ethnic groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the professional lactation field! 14 winners will be selected, and applicants must be residents of either the City of Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Tennessee, Arizona, New Mexico, Mississippi, Maryland, Missouri, West Virginia, Texas, Ohio, Kentucky,…

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NMBTF’s Amanda Singer Awarded the Buffy Saint-Marie Advocacy Award

A huge congratulations to Amanda Singer for receiving the Buffy Saint-Marie Advocacy Award and for all of the amazing work she does with the Navajo Nation Breastfeeding Coalition! We are so lucky to have incredible NMBTF staff who are leaders in our communities.  Congratulations, Amanda! You can learn more about the Navajo National Breastfeeding Coalition here, and…

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