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Shifting the Conversation: Black Voices Matter- Honoring the Stories & Lived Experiences of Black Birth Workers & Community
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Join us August 26th, in celebration of World Breastfeeding Month and Black Breastfeeding Week, for an MCH training on implicit bias, racism's impact on Washington's birth and breastfeeding/chestfeeding outcomes, and maternal-infant mortality.

Speakers include:
-Dr. Michelle Terry with Seattle Children's and an educator at UW School of Medicine and

-Dr. Nancy Anderson a board-certified pediatrician with a masters in Public Health in Maternal-Child Health

Afternoon clinical hours will cover the following:
-World Health Organizations Ten Steps for Breastfeeding Success
-The intersections where potential bias can play a role in maternity care and the Ten Steps
-The impact of bias on Black people who are pregnant or lactating

This training will teach you how to:

-Provide culturally appropriate care
-Access resources for your clients
-Gain a better understanding of individualized prenatal/postpartum care

Scholarships are available for birth workers*. Please contact Breastfeeding.Friendly@doh.wa.gov for more information.

*Birth work is a broad definition that includes: doulas, lactation consultants, maternity care nurses and anyone who supports pregnant people and people who are lactating.

Presented by Mahogony Moms Community Coalition and Breastfeeding Friendly Washington Program
Thursday Aug 26, 2021 8:00 AM - Thursday Aug 26, 2021 5:00 PM | $5.00 - $50.00



Timezone: America/Los_Angeles
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