Breastfeeding While Hair Braiding: An Undocumented Cultural Practice?
Black Breastfeeding Week has officially commenced, and as a Black mama who breastfeeds, I've been reflecting on my own personal breastfeeding journey with my now 15-month old daughter. Specifically, I have wondered the following: do other breastfeeding mothers use a nursing session as an opportunity to fit in some much needed hair care? I know I do. My daughter will hide from me when I so much as make eye contact with her while holding a comb, brush, bottle of castor oil, a