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Black Breastfeeding Week 2021

August 25 - 31, 2021
 

Event Schedule

Stay tuned for schedule updates for this year's conference!

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NJ Black Breastfeeding Week 2021 & Beyond

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August 25

1pm

Event opening: The NJ State of Black Breastfeeding Webinar. (FREE)

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August 30

6:00PM

In our Grandmothers Garden-a generational conversation about infant feeding (FREE)

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September 10

6:30PM-9:30PM

Mom's Night Out: Paint n' Sip 

Colorful Carnival Ride

August 28

1PM-5PM

Main event, Carnival outdoors Branch Brook Park (FREE)

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August 31

1PM

Closing Events

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August 29

Time TBD

No events..day of rest, relaxation, and reflextion

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September 23rd

5PM-8PM

Ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening of our new location! (FREE)

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Announcing the Inaugural Black Infant Health Summit!
November 2021

Apply to become a guest speaker today!

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What to Expect

This year we are back in person!  Reconnect with old friends and make new ones at this year's in person event!

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Education

We pride our events on giving new parents the tools they need to be successful in their breastfeeding journey

 
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Networking

Our app will help to connect you to local moms to meet new mommy friends.

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Access to
Experts

We will have breastfeeding experts from across the country leading our sessions.

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Games and Prizes

We go big for our families and give away lots of mom and baby necessities.

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Amazing Panels

We will have moms just like you explain their breastfeeding experiences.

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Break Generational Curses

Establish your success in breastfeeding with support from our team. Let's remove the stigma that Black mamas don't breastfeed!

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Swag Bags

We put together awesome gift bags for our attendees.

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Space for Grandma

Grandma's support can make or break breastfeeding for some families. Our panel will provide guidance and support.

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Space for
Dad

Fathers are an important component to breastfeeding and they are encouraged and welcome to attend.

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Black Lactation Magic

We are offering special program from aspiring and current professionals in the lactation space.

 

Organizers

We are a collective of Black women who are dedicated to the promotion, support and protection of breastfeeding for Black families in New Jersey.

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Meet The
Founders

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Nastassia K. Davis

Founder-Perinatal Health Equity Foundation

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Michelle Gabriel-Caldwell

Owner-Baby, Please Birth Services

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Special
Thanks

This wouldn't be possible without the help of our fabulous team of organizers.

Romie Beaujuin

Asia Goode

Candace Martin

Wamithe Mirie

Melanie Hutton

Event
Sponsors

A special thanks to the fantastic organizations that supported us along our journey.

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Products &

Services

Do you have an amazing product that you would like to show case?  We'd love for you to show it off at our event.   

Volunteer

Help us organize the event.  Help us with event planning or day of support

Get Involved

Help us make this event incredible!

Donate

Thank you for sponsoring our event!  All donations will go to the operation of our event and to provide gifts to attendees.  Donors have the option to give a monetary gift or select items from our amazon wish list.

Sponsor

 Black Breastfeeding Week is a great opportunity to get your brand in front 1000s of expectant and newly delivered families.