Resources for Racial Inequities in Maternal Child Health: A Conversation
Articles

Anstey, E. H., Chen, J., Elam-Evans, L. D., & Perrine, C. G. (2017). Racial and Geographic Differences in Breastfeeding - United States, 2011-2015. MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 66(27), 723–727. https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6627a3. Free full text access may be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm6627a3.htm. Also see erratum published here: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm6630a5.htm?s_cid=mm6630a5_w

Austin, D. (2017, January). Researcher Seeks to Bridge Breastfeeding Disparity | An Interview with Researcher Ifeyinwa Asiodu. Retrieved August 31, 2017, from https://scienceofcaring.ucsf.edu/research/researcher-seeks-bridge-breastfeeding-disparity

Bystrova, K., Ivanova, V., Edhborg, M., Matthiesen, A.-S., Ransjö-Arvidson, A.-B., Mukhamedrakhimov, R., … Widström, A.-M. (2009). Early contact versus separation: effects on mother-infant interaction one year later. Birth (Berkeley, Calif.), 36(2), 97–109. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1523-536X.2009.00307.

Center for Social Inclusion. (2015). Removing Barriers to Breastfeeding: A Structural Race Analysis of First Food. New York: Center for Social Inclusion. Retrieved from http://www.centerforsocialinclusion.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/CSI-Removing-Barriers-to-Breastfeeding-REPORT.pdf

Collaborative Group on Hormonal Factors in Breast Cancer. (2002). Breast cancer and breastfeeding: collaborative reanalysis of individual data from 47 epidemiological studies in 30 countries, including 50302 women with breast cancer and 96973 women without the disease. Lancet, 360(9328), 187–195. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(02)09454-0

Hoddinott, P., Chalmers, M., & Pill, R. (2006). One-to-one or group-based peer support for breastfeeding? Women’s perceptions of a breastfeeding peer coaching intervention. Birth (Berkeley, Calif.), 33(2), 139–146. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0730-7659.2006.00092.x

Lind, J. N., Perrine, C. G., Li, R., Scanlon, K. S., Grummer-Strawn, L. M., & Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2014). Racial disparities in access to maternity care practices that support breastfeeding - United States, 2011. MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 63(33), 725–728. Free full text access may be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6333a2.htm

McKinney, C. O., Hahn-Holbrook, J., Chase-Lansdale, P. L., Ramey, S. L., Krohn, J., Reed-Vance, M., … Community Child Health Research Network. (2016). Racial and Ethnic Differences in Breastfeeding. Pediatrics, 138(2). https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2015-2388

Peters, S. A. E., Yang, L., Guo, Y., Chen, Y., Bian, Z., Du, J., … Chen, Z. (2017). Breastfeeding and the Risk of Maternal Cardiovascular Disease: A Prospective Study of 300 000 Chinese Women. Journal of the American Heart Association, 6(6). https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.117.006081

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. (n.d.). The Affordable Care Act and Maternity Care | HHS.gov. Retrieved from http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/facts-and-features/fact-sheets/aca-and-maternity-care/index.html

Videos

First Food Deserts (Seals Allers & WKKF): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqSXdmIXfzM

Public Policies that Empower Breastfeeding Moms (MomsRising.org): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRONo46LNJU&feature=youtu.be

Websites

Black Breastfeeding Week: http://blackbreastfeedingweek.org/

Center for Social Inclusion:    http://www.centerforsocialinclusion.org/, also http://www.centerforsocialinclusion.org/our-work/our-programs/first-food/

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, National Immunization Survey (source of national breastfeeding rate data): https://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/data/nis_data/index.htm

Healthy Children Project, Center for Breastfeeding: http://www.centerforbreastfeeding.org/

National Institute for Children’s Health Quality, Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network to Reduce Infant Mortality: https://www.nichq.org/project/collaborative-improvement-and-innovation-network-reduce-infant-mortality-im-coiin

National Institutes of Health, What is Cultural Respect?: https://www.nih.gov/institutes-nih/nih-office-director/office-communications-public-liaison/clear-communication/cultural-respect

W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s First Food Campaign: https://www.wkkf.org/what-we-do/healthy-kids/first-food