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Keep Us From Dying: Black Maternal Health Awareness

Black maternal health week. BLACK maternal health week. Black MATERNAL health week… I will NOT capitalize the word health because we BLACK MATRONS don’t have any health to spare for that. The experts have weighed in and the studies have been conducted to make what WE have known for eons an “evidenced-based public health fact.” A […]

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WANTED: A Baby-Sitter (So I Can Get A Seat At The Table)

Dear community organization, delagate task force, coalition, board committee, legislative discussion,  and/or panel and planning chairperson, I am here! I have implementable ideas to make your business, our laws, and my community better! If you could just provide an after school pick up, paid time off so I can afford daycare, meal prep service since […]

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The Annual Thanksgiving Chop-n-Sip

      Picture the night before Thanksgiving.  You probably get out of work a few hours early because your boss is excited to get their holiday started earlier too. You rush to get a few last minute items at the grocery store (which they are probably sold out of because you waited until the […]

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Why Babywearing Benefits Moms and Babies

I was asked to write about one subject: babywearing. Easy, right? Since I love it so much and am so passionately involved in the education, safety, implementation and access to this thing called babywearing, this piece should be a cake walk…. Oh, but no. I was so very wrong. Babywearing is so much more than […]

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