Breastfeeding is unquestionably a journey between mother and child. However, that old adage, it takes a village, also applies here as well. Breastfeeding mothers need a social circle for support, advice, education, and mere inspiration.
As we continue through Black Breastfeeding Week, if you are not following these top six Instagram accounts according to Romper.com, you will want to add them to your list asap!
1. Kimberly Seals Allers
Author, journalist, and more, Founder of Black Breastfeeding Week, Allers’ Instagram page is full of tips, advice, interactive discussions, and much more.
2. Dem Black Mamas Podcast
Podcasting has become increasingly popular and Dem Black Mamas Podcast is leading the pack among the Black Breastfeeding community. They are not only a sponsor of Black Breastfeeding Week, they use their platform to help parents “raise free Black kids in an unfree world.”
3. The Doctor Mummy
OB/GYN Dr. R. Clarke is not only a physician, but she’s also a mommy. She’s been there and done that professionally and personally. Dr. Clarke uses her platform to speak to her 16.9K followers about both motherhood and medicine.
4. Chocolate Milk Mommies
The mission of Chocolate Milk Mommies is, “To empower breastfeeding mothers, and the urban communities in which they live, with the services and skills they need to be productive.” This is truly an account where you can find the inspiration and support needed as a breastfeeding mother.
5. Black Moms Breastfeed
Started by RN Tae McGee, Black Moms Breastfeed is a community seeking to normalize breastfeeding among Black mothers. The account is filled with real images of mothers successfully breastfeeding while taking care of everything else that needs to be done.
6. Sweet Potato Soul
Jenne Clairborne is vegan personal chef, author, YouTuber, blogger, and mommy. She is a vocal advocate for breastfeeding awareness. Clairborne is candid and open about breastfeeding and her own personal struggles. She has a conversation with followers offering them resources, tips, and more.
There are so many more amazing Instagram accounts that support Black Breastfeeding. To add even more to your list, click here.