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Train Future Birth Workers
We are raising funds to create opportunities for BIPOC to become birth workers, such as doulas, midwives, childbirth educators, and herbalists.
Celebrate Black Breastfeeding
BIPOC for Better Birth aims to center the experiences of People of Color. What better way to do this than celebrating Black Breastfeeding each August 25th-31st?
With funding support from the East Central Illinois Breastfeeding Task Force and the Urbana arts & Culture Program, we celebrated Black breast/chest-feeding people with a pre-event photoshoot by Kreative Vision Photography.
The day of, at Hessel Park, the community gathered for children-book storytelling, games, music, snacks, and free photo sessions by Shelby Springer.
Hold Space to Talk About Birth & Make Art
BIPOC for Better Birth, in partnership with the Urbana Park District and with support from the Urbana Arts & Culture Program, has hosted birth & art focused events with the intention of creating space for birthing and parenting communities to come together, reflect, and have fun.
Bonding with Your Baby: Belly Painting or Casting Workshop: February 4, 2023 at Phillips Recreation Center from Noon to 3 PM. Register here.
Paint & Plant: A Maternal Mental Health Event
Painting, Loss, & Remembrance Workshop
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