Local resources for solo parents

How do I find childcare? Find Childcare Providers: Use existing childcare, google search, ask around, and Social Services. https://www.childcareservices.org/families/ sign up for DSS childcare vouchers by emailing:dsschildcarewaitlist@dconc.gov What other resources and groups are there for solo parents breastfeeding?  https://www.charlesullman.com/nc-family-law. https://www.nutritionnc.com/breastfeeding/index.htm  https://triadmomsonmain.com/my-blog/triad https://hugyourbaby.org/local-breastfeeding-and-newborn-care-classes How can I connect with other solo parents through social media?  Facebook- Black …

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Women’s Commission Survey

Breastfeed Durham received the following from Durham County Women’s Commission regarding Black Maternal Health advocates as the fight continues for equitable access to quality healthcare and the elimination of maternal health disparities.  The Durham County Women’s Commission strives to educate the community and advise the Durham County Board of Commissioners on issues related to the …

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Food Pantries

Families that are supported to breastfeed are better able to meet their breastfeeding goals, and this saves needed infant formula for those families that truly need it.  These guidelines are for managers, employees, volunteers, partner organizations, and those who handle food donations, work directly with the public, and conduct educational programs in food pantries. Breastfeeding …

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Milky Pride & Play

Milky Pride & Play meets on the 4th Monday of every month.  Meetings are free and virtual.  The goal is to create a safe space to socialize for LGBTQ+ parents and expecting parents who like to talk about human milk, raising babies, parenting toddlers, and so much more. Amber Crews, chair of Breastfeed Durham’s LGBTQ+ Human Milk …

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National Breastfeeding Month

In August especially, Breastfeed Durham encourages all of our collaborators to improve equity by implementing Breastfeeding Family Friendly practices: Government, Healthcare, Community Support Providers, Local Businesses, Nonprofits, Faith Communities, Childcare Providers, First Responders, and Families. As a part of National Breastfeeding Month, Breastfeed Durham is proud to participate in World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7; Native …

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