Category: Pregnancy

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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When it’s Twins.

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to be excessively sick when you are pregnant with twins.  This is why it can come as a shock to some people when they arrive at the dating scan and find out that there is more than one baby to be seen.  Of course some parents already know that the chances of twins are high, due to IVF etc. One thing that we don’t tend to count on, on discovering our double blessing, is the wave of negativity that fills the air.  It hits us from all sides.  Health Care Professionals, family,...

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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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