Healing Powers of Breastmilk: Thoughts Post-Weaning

I stopped nursing in January and I feel clueless as a mother as a result. It didn’t happen overnight… It stopped being our go-to solution over time, little by little. I was both happy and sad with each milestone that took us further away from nursing. I was totally touched out and nursing him had … Continue reading Healing Powers of Breastmilk: Thoughts Post-Weaning

Breastfeeding While Initiating in Cuba

Editor's Note: One of our dear sisters was initiated in to Santeria recently. We appreciate her sharing some of the thoughts that came to her during her journey to one of her ancestral homelands and giving insight into what it has meant for her to be granted space to continue nurturing her young child during … Continue reading Breastfeeding While Initiating in Cuba

Milk and Motherhood

The month of August has been coined National Breastfeeding Awareness Month in the United States. The month is kicked off with World Breastfeeding Week, named by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action(WABA). The last has is known as Black Breastfeeding Week, celebrating Black nursing parents and bringing attention to health and access to resource disparities … Continue reading Milk and Motherhood