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. |
-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
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