It’s Black Breastfeeding Week! Join us for an amazing interview with Miesha, The Nurse Milk! You will learn so much about the history behind Black Breastfeeding. Don’t miss this!
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Things we talked about:
Who is the Nurse Milk? [5:28]
How did becoming a parent affect being a nurse? [7:18]
Systemic racism…the health care system…[9:40]
Forcing change/ a health care system built on racism [16:00]
Some background and history [18:14]
Rebecca Lee Crumpler [20:42]
Ignoring experiences [30:37]
What is the issue no one talks about? [31:20]
Calling out racism [40:36]
Checking your own bias [43:28]
Importance of sharing images of black women breastfeeding [49:28]
Meet Shamiesha! On IG at @thenursemilk. On Facebook at Nurse Milk
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Links talked about in this episode!
Please check out the podcast 1619. You can listen to episode 4 – How The Bad Blood Started for information on Rebecca lee Crumpler and the Freedman’s Bureau.
Set up your consultation with Dianne
Here is how you can connect with Dianne and Abby~
- Abby Theuring https://www.thebadassbreastfeeder.com
- Dianne Cassidy http://www.diannecassidyconsulting.com
Music we use~
Music: “Levels of Greatness” from “We Used to Paint Stars in the Sky (2012)” courtesy of Scott Holmes at freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott Holmes