Teach me how to breast feed--Video!

Saturday, August 24, 2013

(Via Youtube X The Custom-Fit Work Place)

This totally rocks! Posted by TaNefer Lumukanda on August 2, 2013, she explains why she made it:

I wanted to provide accurate and positive information about breastfeeding in a way that would capture people's attention and brighten up their day. I know how hard breastfeeding can be in the first few days, but I also know it can get better with support. If a new mom anywhere in the world can relate and find this song helpful then I have done my job a thousand times over. In the African American community breastfeeding rates are lower than other ethnic groups. Breastfeeding also reduces the risks of many health disparities that are prevalent among African Americans. By doing this song and video not only does the world get to see Black mothers who are passionate about breastfeeding, but it also helps to diversify this specialty in healthcare that has been traditionally filled by white women. Hopefully this will inspire a new generation of mothers to provide their baby with the very best start in life.

You can read the rest of the article here!

Forward Together youth recently created their own 20 Condoms Video as a sex ed tool--we have over 12,000 views and counting. We love seeing these creative use of music, images and message to help our communities get the information we need.  Keep 'em coming!

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