Parent Information

Recharge Our Batteries

Take a moment to release the oxytocin and recharge as a community advocate. After attending the United States Breastfeeding Committee Conference in June, our lesson learned for this month was the importance of revitalization and recharging with joy. As healthcare providers, child care providers, community advocates, and/or parents it’s been a difficult and exhausting time. …

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New National Maternal Mental Health Hotline

The new National Maternal Mental Health Hotline provides 24/7, free, confidential support, resources, and referrals to any pregnant and postpartum birthing parents facing mental health challenges and their loved ones. The service is available via phone and text in English or Spanish. The website also provides promotional materials that providers and community advocates can share. …

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Thank you for supporting the family festival

A very special thank you to everyone who helped support the family festival and health fair. We were to able to connect and serve over 300 community members. A special thank you to our sponsors, workshop presenters, and Aubrey Delaney photography. Please check out some the incredible photos from the event. Please consider becoming a …

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New Lactation Service Line

There is a new Breastfeeding Medicine and Lactation Service Line Launching at Duke Family Medicine Center! Duke Family Medicine Center provides prenatal care (through group classes called Centering Pregnancy and individual care) in addition to serving the whole family as a primary care practice. In August 2021, the clinic launched a new breastfeeding medicine and lactation service line which will include …

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A&T Prenatal Lactation Classes (April 7 & 18, 2022)

The North Carolina A&T Lactation Program is hosting free Prenatal Lactation Classes for families. This is a free opportunity for expecting and currently nursing parents. The class is open to all members in the community who are interested in learning more about breastfeeding/chestfeeding, pumping and more. Register at the link below. Classes will be held …

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Head Start Annual Family Fun Day (April 30, 2022)

Annual Family Fun Day! Families and Communities Rising, Inc. Head Start/Early Head Start (Formerly Durham Head Start) will be hosting their Annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, April 30th from 10-2PM. Event Location: Old Durham Bull Park, or you may know it as Durham Athletic Park which is located 500 W. Cooperation street, Downtown Durham. Fun activities for …

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Mothering in Abundance

Loretta Ross, co-founder of SisterSong and a founding mother of the Reproductive Justice movement, redefines mothering as “creating, nurturing, affirming and supporting life” in the book Revolutionary Mothering. Mothering is “love by any means necessary”. Led by SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, “Mothering in Abundance” is a free, 6-month-long cohort of mothering people …

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Lactation Service Line Launching

New Breastfeeding Medicine and Lactation Service Line Launching at Duke Family Medicine Center Duke Family Medicine Center provides prenatal care (through group classes called Centering Pregnancy and individual care) in addition to serving the whole family as a primary care practice. In August, the clinic launched a new breastfeeding medicine and lactation service line which will include …

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