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Skimmed: Breastfeeding, Race & Injustice with Professor Freeman

Professor Andrea Freeman’s Presentation on “Skimmed: Breastfeeding, Race, and Injustice”

Anchored around her first book, “Skimmed: Breastfeeding, Race, and Injustice,” Professor Andrea Freeman‘s presentation at a recent event hosted by The Milk Bank transcended boundaries to ignite crucial conversations on the history and policies that influence health outcomes today.

Joined by special guest Dr. Amaka Nnamani, author of “Ziora’s Quest, Mommy’s Milk Rocks,” Professor Freeman illuminated the intersections of race, socioeconomics, and healthcare, offering insights into fostering inclusivity and addressing systemic injustices in maternal and infant health. You are invited to watch Professor Freeman’s compelling presentation, as we navigate the path towards a more equitable future for all mothers and babies.


Thank you to our generous sponsors for their support in amplifying this important conversation. Sponsors include Aeroflow Breastpumps Indiana Hospital Association, Community Health Network, Mercy, Fathers and Families Center, Amundsen Davis Law, and JTPR.

And thank you to everyone who joined us virtually and in person to make this event a success.


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