Mother. Sister. Champion. Advocate.
As a mother and a Black woman, you have to be many things. Being healthy should be at the top of that list. The information below will help you find out more about how you can help improve and maintain your health and the health of your baby, your family, and those you care about most.
The well-being of your baby starts with proper nutrition, and breastfeeding is a great source of nourishment for infants. Learn more about why breastfeeding is important and get the support you need to start and sustain breastfeeding your child.
Tobacco use has been known to damage women’s reproductive health and is the leading cause of preventable death in the world. Learn more about the benefits of quitting for you and your baby–and how you can start your quit plan today.
There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke for you or your baby. Learn more about the effects of secondhand smoke and what you can do to protect your health and the health of your child.
Community Health Care Referrals
The support you need is closer than you may think. There are numerous health care providers and organizations in the community that can help you ensure you and your child are healthy.
Becoming more active is a step in the right direction for your health and the health of your child. Learn more about the benefits of active living and how you can include regular physical activity in your daily life.
Your body is a source of life and nourishment for your child and your community, which is why self-care is so critical for your well-being and for the well-being of those you care about. Learn more why self-care is important and what steps you can take to take care of mental, emotional, and physical health.