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Battling Over Birth

"Black women know what’s wrong with our maternal health-care system, but no-one is listening to what they have to say."

Breastfeeding Disparities and Implications for the Life Course

An approach to address racial disparities in birth outcomes with a specific focus on breastfeeding practices to provide culturally competent care using the Life Course Theory as a framework in the North Carolina Perinatal Health Strategic Plan.

Racializing Postpartum Mothers in Breastfeeding Promotional Contexts

Scientific evidence indicates that race is not biologically and genetically determined, but it is, in fact, a social construct.

Racial Disparities: Considerations for IBCLCs

Celebrating successes and overcoming barriers to racial disparity. Considerations for IBCLCs.

10 Key Principles for Applying Black Feminist Theory in Public Health

10 principles for public health professionals to apply Black feminist theory in their work in the breastfeeding movement.

Racial Disparity in Infant Mortality

Racial and ethnic health disparity.

7 Steps to Create a Culture of Respect and Inclusivity

How to create a culture of respect and inclusivity in healthcare practice.

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