In honor of Black Breastfeeding Week, we have compiled a list of Clinical Lactation articles that pertain to breastfeeding disparities.  We hope that these will prove to be a useful resource to educate.


Breastfeeding and Racial Disparities in Infant Mortality: Celebrating Successes and Overcoming Barriers 

Kendall-Tackett, K. Clinical Lactation, 5(1), 7-8.

Intervention for Mothers Who Have Experienced Childbirth-Related Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 

Kendall-Tackett, K. Clinical Lactation, 5(2), 56-61.

Addressing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in Infant Mortality: Additional Barriers to Care 

Kendall-Tackett, K. Clinical Lactation, 5(3), 83-85.

2014 Lactation Summit: Addressing Inequities Within the Lactation Consultant Profession 

Carothers, Cathy. Clinical Lactation, 5(3), 86-89

An Innovator in Lactation Equity: Q & A With Sherry Payne, MSN, RN, CNE, IBCLC, RLC 

Hemming, Marie. Clinical Lactation, 5(3), 97-99.

Reflections on Lactation in the African American Community 

Barber, Kathi. Clinical Lactation, 5(3), 100-102.

Additional Organizations That Address Health Inequities Within the African American Community 

Kendall-Tackett, K. Clinical Lactation, 5(3), 103-105.

Respectful Care During Birth = Better Breastfeeding Rates Remarkable New Statement From WHO Calls for the End of Disrespect and Abuse During Childbirth 

Kendall-Tackett, K.  Clinical Lactation, 6(1), 6-8.

Factors That Influence Where Babies Sleep in the United States: The Impact of Feeding Method, Mother’s Race/Ethnicity, Partner Status, Employment, Education, and Income 

Kendall-Tackett, K; Cong, Z; and Hale, T. Clinical Lactation, 7(1), 18-29.

Can Breastfeeding Ease the Effects of Racism and Discrimination? 

Kendall-Tackett, K. Clinical Lactation, 7(4), 129-131.

The North Carolina Lactation Educator Training Program Training Healthcare Professionals to Support Breastfeeding Women 

Cogburn, G; Ketner, M.B. Clinical Lactation, 8(1), 17-21.

Breastfeeding Problems and Interventions for Underserved Populations 

Schwabi, K. Clinical Lactation, 8(1), 28-33.

Why Trauma-Informed Care Needs to Be the Standard of Care for IBCLCs 

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Kendall-Tackett, K. Clinical Lactation, 8(4), 150-152.