Black Breastfeeding Week: A celebration, discussion & Q&A with LaShanda Dandrich, IBCLC. boober blog featured image

Black Breastfeeding Week: A celebration, discussion & Q&A with LaShanda Dandrich, IBCLC.

black breastfeeding week: a celebration, discussion & q&a with lashanda dandrich, IBCLC.


Black Breastfeeding Week was started by Kimberly Seals Allers, Kiddada Green, and Anayah Sangodele-Ayok to highlight the unique challenges and triumphs of being Black and breastfeeding. This year, their theme is Revive, Restore, Reclaim.

Jada Shapiro, boober founder, talked with LaShanda Dandrich, IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) of Uptown Village Cooperative about what care does and should look like for Black birthing parents, how to reduce lactation disparities rooted in bias, lactation myths and facts, and so much more.

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