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

Remembering Korryn Gaines, 1 Year Later

Today, Brown Girls Out Loud is kicking off our Milk and Motherhood series. In the coming days and weeks, we will celebrate life and love but before we do, we will honor Korryn Gaines and acknowledge the mother she was not permitted to be. In her death, let's remember that her life was revolutionary and … Continue reading Remembering Korryn Gaines, 1 Year Later