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My Mama's Got Milk: Breastfeeding Puppet Show
The following is an educational puppet show for teaching and involving young family members in native communities about the traditions and benefits of breastfeeding. Produced from a grant by the California Rural Indian Health Board with the Sonoma County Indian Health Project Inc.
Promotional Video- Close to the Heart: Breastfeeding our children, honoring our values
Close to the Heart: Breastfeeding our Children, Honoring our Values This video promotes breastfeeding for Native American women, highlights benefits for babies and mothers, and provides options for moms returning to work or school after a baby’s birth. It features Native families sharing their experience of breastfeeding and providers discussing the health benefits including a focus on diabetes prevention. For more information contact: Phoenix Indian Medical Center, IHS, Diabetes Center of Excellence Breastfeeding Helpline at: 1-877-868-9473.
Here is a cartoon version of the puppet show. Please share this with your family, friends and community. There is a script of the puppet show below which you can also use or modify to fit your audience.
Here is the script for "Mama's Milk," a educational puppet show about how Creator gave mammals the special gift of making milk for their babies. Feel free to use the script in total or make changes that fit your communities needs. We have performed the show at several Family Fun night events and have had great feedback from the children and the elders. The original script was written by Kathleen Robbiano and Lauren Spieler.