Black Breastfeeding Week 2021 – Virtual Support Opportunity

It’s Black Breastfeeding Week 2021The Big Pause: Collective Rest for Collective Power. The week is filled with exciting events. For more information and to check out the events, please visit the Black Breastfeeding Week website or Facebook page

In celebration of Black Breastfeeding Week, we are excited to share a new initiative from the Breastfeeding Family Friendly Community of Richmond Virginia, #RVABreastfeeds/Nurture VA.  

Join Shakeya Lewis, Ebony Allen, Chaka Mayes, and JamiQuan Rudd for the launch of Breastfeeding Real Talk, a safe space for breast/chestfeeding parents who identify as Black or Brown to receive support and encouragement from lactation professionals from similar backgrounds who have received culturally specific lactation support training.

There are two ways to join:

A Facebook Group: moderated by Black and Brown lactation support providers for evidence-based information and support throughout the week.

Session 1 Virtual Meetup which begins during Black Breastfeeding Week and continues for 8 weeks. You may join the virtual meet-ups at any time during the 8 week session.

  • Tuesdays, August 24 – Oct 12, 2021 6:00 – 7:00 PM 
  • Saturdays, August 28 – Oct 16, 20211:00 – 2:00 pm 

Learn More and Register