Generational trauma among Native American cultures affects infant feeding

Dressed in vibrant, traditional Native American clothing, adolescents stand together holding a sign that reads, “I Support Breastfeeding.” A man pictured in head dressing, a child with beautifully braided hair and a young woman in glistening jewelry hold signs in support of breastfeeding too. “All walks of life” demonstrated their support for breastfeeding at this …

Breastfeeding at the ball game

In a wash of pink, over 120 lactation professionals, breastfeeding mothers, babies and family members sat in unity at the “Bronx Breastfeeding Coalition Night with the NY Yankees” in order to normalize breastfeeding during World Breastfeeding Week. Participants wore shirts that read “The Bronx Breastfeeds” and babies and young children wore “I breastfed at Yankee …