New Micro-Doc Highlights Communities Knocking Down Barriers to Breastfeeding in Detroit

A powerful new micro-documentary produced by Detroit’s Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association uncovers breastfeeding roadblocks and successful ways to overcome historical, societal and social barriers to breastfeeding success.  The compelling video, Knocking Down Barriers: Reclaiming the Tradition, highlights some key barriers for women from the idea of locking up infant formula which makes it feel like a precious commodity to the unscrupulous marketing practices of grocery stores who offer freebies with formula purchases, women are being fed conflicting messages that impact infant health.  Despite these obstacles, the video shows the community of Detroit works together to overcome these system barriers. Watch the eye-opening micro-doc here:

Learn more about Black Mother’s Breastfeeding Association .