Author: Ruth Dennison

Jamaican Fish Tea (soup) for recovery after birth

We all know It can be hard to prepare meals when trying to adjust to your new life with a newborn baby.   Your nutrition plays a big role in recovery, even more so if your recovering from a long complicated birth, cesarean birth or /and are breastfeeding your baby. You can keep it simple and stock your house up with nutritional foods which require little or no preparation.  Quick nutritious foods can include, fresh fruits, raw vegetables, oats porridge, cereals with whole grains and low sugar, yogurt with raisins, and raw chocolate (cacao), nuts & seeds, to name a...

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Black Mother & Child

Why? Why do I have to fear I will be mistreated by people who I should trust? Why do I get looked down on from health care professionals when I attend my antenatal appointment? Why do people make assumptions that I don’t have a job, I’m a single mother or don’t know who’s the father of my child? Why do they believe that either me or the father of my child smokes or takes some form of drugs? Why do they look at me with disgust? Why is it that when I think something is wrong I get brushed...

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We are very proud to support this campaign.
A breastfeeding awareness campaign
1 March - 19 April 2018
Avenir Art is pleased to present #FEEDME, a photography exhibition by artists Agatha A. Nitecka and Robert Appleton of RÅN studio. #FEEDME, the second exhibition of the virtual gallery, features a series of women breastfeeding on the go, in public places across landmark locations in London including the V&A, Portobello Market, Brick Lane and Tate. Over a hundred mothers across the cultural and vibrant city volunteered to take part in this awareness campaign using their image to vocalise the positivity of public breastfeeding. The final selection represents the diversity of London with each mother varying in age and ethnicity and their children also ranging from two months to four years old.
#abueladoulas #normalisebreastfeeding #blackwomendobreastfeed #melaninpoppin #blacklovemagic

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