Only about 59 percent of black mothers breastfed in 2008, compared to 80 percent of Hispanic mothers and about 75 percent of white mothers, according to The Nation’s Health. African-American women are much less likely to breastfeed than other women.
It’s time to change that narrative.
Download your copy of Your Guide to Breastfeeding for African-American Women and be sure to visit the Healthy Churches 2020 website each month for resources, tips, and materials. Go to healthychurches2020.org/sunday-morning-health-center/