AABN In the News

Last week the African American Breastfeeding Network (AABN) held their monthly Community Breastfeeding Gathering. This month they focused on Child Care and Workplace Support of Breastfeeding. The class was held at Parklawn YMCA, 4340 N 46th St.

Last week the African American Breastfeeding Network (AABN) held their monthly Community Breastfeeding Gathering. This month they focused on Child Care and Workplace Support of Breastfeeding. The class was held at Parklawn YMCA, 4340 N 46th St.

Associated Press  Jan 28, 2015

A grassroots effort is underway in several US cities to encourage more black women to breastfeed their babies by teaching them the benefits of the age-old practice, which is sometimes shunned in African-American communities. (Jan. 2016)

AABN & Partners Support Working Moms "Given the substantial presence of mothers in the work force, there is a need to establish lactation support in the workplace."  Read Full Story Here  

AABN & Partners Support Working Moms

"Given the substantial presence of mothers in the work force, there is a need to establish lactation support in the workplace." 

Read Full Story Here

 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2/22/2002

Dalvery Blackwell, co-founder of the African American Breastfeeding Network, discusses how breast milk is the best nutrition for babies and young children.

AABN Featured in the April 2015 issue of Essence Magazine"10 Things People are Talking About"

AABN Featured in the April 2015 issue of Essence Magazine"10 Things People are Talking About"