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March 2019

Talking Menstrual Equity

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Safe, affordable, accessible menstrual products, is that so much to ask for? In her book Periods Gone Public: Taking a Stand for Menstrual Equity, Jennifer Weiss-Wolf tackles a taboo subject head-on: the tampon tax and other menstrual inequalities. Join her, along with author of Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick Maya Dusenbery, award-winning journalist Kimberly Seals Allers, and Sophie Houser who co-created the video game Tampon Run at the…

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Nursing Mothers’ Council of BACE 2019 Breastfeeding Conference-Boston, MA

March 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Boxboro Regency Hotel, 242 Adams Pl
Boxboro, MA United States
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Monday, March 25, 2019 • 8:00am - 4:30pm  Boxboro Regency Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn) 242 Adams Pl., Boxborough, MA We are pleased to bring you:   Kimberly Seals Allers, BA, MS • Putting an End to the Big Letdown • No Mother Left Behind: Reducing Racial Disparities in    Breastfeeding Rates - Individual & Systems Based Approaches Naomi Bar-Yam, PhD, ACSW • Getting Milk to Babies: Social, Medical, Economic and Commercial Forces Marsha Walker, RN, IBCLC • Birth Interventions and Breastfeeding

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LLL of Connecticut- Health Care Provider Seminar

March 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sheraton Hartford South Hotel, 100 Capitol Boulevard
Rocky Hill, CT 06067 United States
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Kimberly is the opening speaker for the Health Care Provider Seminar at LLL of Connecticut. She will be speaking on: Being Heard, Increasing Impact!: Promoting Equity and Diversity in Lactation Care Details here:  

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Breastfeeding Coalition of San Joaquin County- California

March 29 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Robert J Cabral Agricultural Center, 2101 East Earhart Ave
Stockton, 95206 United States
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Breastfeeding Coalition of San Joaquin County 2019 Conference March 29, 2019 - 7:30AM-4:00PM Robert J. Cabral Agricultural Center Please join us for our annual breastfeeding conference. We have a wonderful line-up of speakers on a wide variety of topics:   Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, BSc, CCCE  Epigenetics and the Microbiome and Your Baby ~ and ~ The Impact of Social Media on Mothers During Lactation Juli Weaver, RN, MSN, CCRN How Labor and Birth Practices Impact Breastfeeding   Kimberly Seals-Allers, BA,…

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Black Motherhood-Birth, Breastfeeding and Beyond

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dorothy L. Jones Community and Health Center, 2044 Fair St.
Stockton, CA 95205 United States
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April 2019

Female Fury

April 10 @ 8:00 pm

1.5 Cerps From the “mommy wars” to the Kavanaugh hearings, modern womanhood is steeped in anger of some sort. Indeed, female rage has been a hot topic among feminist writers this year. Yet we have not examined this phenomenon through the lens of infant feeding, maternal health and creating connections to a new feminist agenda. The discourse has also noticeably neglected the nuances of anger among mothers, a key subset of women, where anger…

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Female Fury & A New Feminist Agenda

April 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

From the “mommy wars” to the Kavanaugh hearings, modern womanhood is steeped in anger of some sort. Yet we have not examined this phenomenon through the lens of infant feeding, maternal health and creating connections to a new feminist agenda. How do we better understand the complexities of anger in birth, breastfeeding and motherhood to better serve all women and to create a more inclusive movement? Join me for this powerful presentation and Q&A.…

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Childbirth Education Association of Metropolitan New York

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Motherhood Center, 205 Lexington Ave
New York, New York 10016 United States
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This session will explain how perinatal health disparities (PHD) disproportionately impact birth outcomes for black women, and harms other populations including people of color, those who identify as LGBTQ, undocumented people, disabled individuals, etc. The workshop will focus on understanding the historical context of systemic racism that leads to PHD as well as how health care provider bias, societal prejudice and discriminatory practices affect the physical and psychosocial well being of marginalized communities. Participants will learn the social determinants of…

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May 2019

Healthy Start of Pittsburgh!

May 6 - May 7
Doubletree Hotel, 101 Mall Blvd
Monroeville, PA 15136 United States
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June 2019

MCH Collective: Facts vs. Fibs–Countering Misinformation in Breastfeeding

June 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Misinformation and disinformation in breastfeeding in maternal health harms us all and is a form of oppression. Yet, as the Internet and social media platforms grow, there are more places for misinformation than ever before. What can those who care about credible, evidence-based and community-centered information do?   Join us for this informational webinar that will help launch a coordinated campaign among maternal and child health advocates to support and amplify credible messaging and information about breastfeeding and infant health.…

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