Tag Archive: women’s health

Apr 17

Black Breastfeeding Week: Bridging The Gap

Founded in 2012 by three nationally recognized breastfeeding advocates, Black Breastfeeding Week is an annual, week-long multi-media campaign from August 25th-31st to raise awareness of the health benefits and personal empowerment of breastfeeding in the Black community. Despite the proven benefits of breastfeeding for mothers and babies, for over 40 years there has been a gaping disparity in breastfeeding rates between Whites and Blacks. The reasons …

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Feb 23

March Of Dimes Foundation President Champions ‘Culturally Appropriate’ Prenatal Education

Photo: March of Dimes In August 2017, the March of Dimes Foundation conducted an online survey titled Prenatal Health and Nutrition that stated that women of childbearing age need more education to ensure their own health and that of their babies both before and during pregnancy. The survey concluded that only 34 percent of women …

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Feb 08

Spotlight – Versandra Kennebrew, Fertility Family Team

Touch for mommy and baby are equally important and Versandra Kennebrew has provided prenatal massage for hundreds of pregnant moms during her 18-year career as a Certified Myomassologist. A graduate of IMI (Irene’s Myomassology Institute) in Southfield, MI and IIN (Institute for Integrative Nutrition) in New York, New York, Versandra makes mommy magic combining Eastern and Western massage modalities that …

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Jan 23

Spotlight – Kania Kennedy, Fertility Family Team

As an Ordained Minister, Goddess Steam Practitioner, Herbal & Essential Oil Consultant, and Certified Professional Coach, and mature Mother to be, Kania provides physical, emotional, and spiritual support to Fertility Family members. www.adivamedicinewoman.com — with Kania – A Diva Medicine Woman, Coach, Minister. If you’re interested in and want support with having a happy healthy pregnancy and …

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