Health Department Launches Campaign “Breastfeeding Friendly Communities” From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity launched a new campaign “Breastfeeding Friendly Communities” to raise awareness about a mother’s right to breastfeed in public whenever and wherever she chooses. Continue Reading →

NYC Health Department Reports Breastfeeding Disparities

In recognition of National Breastfeeding Month and Black Breastfeeding Week, the Health Department released new data on breastfeeding trends in New York City. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up Continue Reading →

Mothers From Harlem Hospital And Other Hospitals Attempt Breastfeeding Record

More than 20 mothers from the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation’s (HHC) Queens Hospital Center (QHC) and HHC Harlem Hospital Center participated today in the “2015 Global Big Latch Continue Reading →

MomsRising’s Tina Sherman Applauds House Committee For Addressing Black Maternal Health Crisis

Statement of Tina Sherman, Senior Campaign Director, Maternal Justice at MomsRising, the online and on-the-ground organization of more than one million mothers and their families. Become an Harlem World Insider Continue Reading →