Now what? The impact of COVID on human lactation in the black community

2 modules


Course Length
60 mins

Medela Global Education



This course seeks to present the lived experience from Black birthing people as they navigated breastfeeding/chestfeeding in a COVID world. Our goal is to reshape and reimagine the breastfeeding experience for Black women by highlighting their triumphs over their struggles.

This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours; provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP 13692.



Nastassia Davis DNP, MSN, RN, IBCLC

Dr. Nastassia Davis is a licensed registered nurse with over 15 years’ experience in perinatal nursing and became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in 2009.

In 2018, she went on to found a nonprofit, the Perinatal Health Equity Foundation where she serves as the executive director. Through the nonprofit, Nastassia established Sistahs Who Breastfeed, a breastfeeding support group for black women which operates in several NJ cities.

Nastassia's research and clinical interests include implicit bias/racism in healthcare, breastfeeding in the black community, obstetrical violence, high risk OB, and reproductive justice.


Attendees will walk away with tangible strategies and skills to better support Black families in their lactation journey.


Learning Objectives

  • Identify strategies to help Black women thrive during the lactation journey during a pandemic
  • Explain barriers that hindered Breastfeeding/chestfeeding success during COVID
  • Discuss how individuals and stakeholders need to assist families in navigating lactation in a pandemic


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Certificate Now What? The Impact of COVID on Human Lactation in the Black Community

Learning Credits

Now What? The Impact of COVID on Human Lactation in the Black Community
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