African American Breastfeeding Network: National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Month Events

OCTOBER 10 and 15

UWPRC community partner, the African American Breastfeeding Network (AABN), is hosting two virtual events in honor of National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Month:

Comforting through COVID-19 Webinar

Saturday, October 10, 2020 @ 10 AM

Flyer for the event Comforting Through COVID-19

During this webinar Terri Simmons will talk about the impact of COVID-19 on grieving, Shantell Riley will talk about how Black grief is different, and Nneka Hall will talk about holding space for reproductive loss.

You can register for this Zoom event here.

Wave of Light & Expressions of Memory

Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 7 PM

Flyer for event Wave of Light 2020

AABN joins families across the world in a virtual hour to commemorate all babies who sadly died too soon. At 7 PM on October 15th, families light a candle and share a song, prayer, spoken word, poem, and other expressions of memory demonstrating how they honor and remember their precious baby.

You can register for this Zoom event here.