2021 City Council Proclamation

Mayor Schewel approved Breastfeed Durham’s request for the Breastfeeding Family Friendly Communities proclamation to be presented at the April 19th City Council Meeting starting a 7 pm.   Love Anderson from Breastfeed Durham will be there to receive the proclamation and give three-minute remarks. 

Asian and Pacific Islander Equity

Photo from “Elisabeth Millay/BreastfeedLA and API Breastfeeding Task Force.” The murders in March of eight individuals in Atlanta, including six Asian and Asian American women, weighs heavily on Breastfeed Durham, a community committed to equity and a family-friendly environment for everyone in Durham. These attacks come amidst a disturbing nationwide rise in violence and discrimination …

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Breastfeeding and Trauma

The trauma of the global pandemic amidst a disturbing nationwide rise in violence and discrimination.  To our families who have experienced trauma, we stand with you, and we mourn with you. We reaffirm our responsibility to fight racism and uphold our commitment to making central affinity spaces for all breastfeeding families in Durham.  Right now we at Breastfeed …

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Supporting Employees During Covid

Breastfeeding is one of the few immune boosters that we currently can offer to our infants during this global pandemic.  We also know breastfeeding rates increase dramatically with support.   Create a Clean & Safe Environment Allow breastfeeding parents to take breaks to express milk or nurse their children Provide access to a private space for expressing …

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