Nicole Sandiford is the founder of Black Women Do Breastfeed.
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February 12, 2015
Tell us about Black Women Do Breastfeed (BWDBF) and how it began. When I had my first child in 2009, I used to turn to the internet to find breastfeeding information and community with other breastfeeding moms. I quickly noticed that there were not many images or stories of modern Black breastfeeding women circulating online. There were a few Black women bloggers discussing breastfeeding among Black women but overall our stories tended to be absent unless they highlighted the racial disparities in US breastfeeding rates. The dominant narrative about Black women and breastfeeding was about how...