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SisterFriends Detroit is proud to announce the launch
of our partnership with Make Your Date™ Detroit.

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All moms who enroll in SisterFriends can automatically enroll in Make Your Date™ Detroit

Our Mission

SisterFriends Detroit is a volunteer effort to support healthier moms and babies. SisterFriends Detroit provides support to pregnant moms and their families until their baby’s first birthday. SisterFriends Detroit is a community movement to create a circle of care around Detroit families.

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Latest Updates

Lowering Detroit’s infant mortality rate by partnering women mentors with moms-to-be

December 14, 2018

SisterFriends is used as a tool to ensure moms and babies have a healthy first year It’s a story repeated time after time again: Women of color dying during or after childbirth, or their infants not living long enough to see their first birthday. Here in Detroit, Black and Latino babies are twice as likely … Continued

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City of Detroit’s “SisterFriends” program Looking for a few good Women

November 14, 2018

For every 1,000 babies born in Michigan, almost seven will die before reaching their first birthday. In 2016, 730 infants under the age of one year died, resulting in an infant mortality rate of 6.4 per 1,000 live births, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The causes of death vary but have … Continued

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Upcoming Events

12
Dec
2018

BREASTFEEDING BASICS

55 W. 7 Mile Rd., Detroit, MI, 48203
11:00AM - 1:00PM

This enrichment class is conducted by a trained Certified Lactation Counselor.  This course will provide you with assistance in knowing the basics of breastfeeding that include proper latch, milk production, and sustaining breastfeeding.

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13
Dec
2018

SISTERFRIEND ONLY BUNCH MEETING

55 W. 7 Mile Rd., Detroit, MI, 48203
5:30PM - 7:30PM

This meeting is held for SisterFriends ONLY to discuss upcoming Baby Showers, 1st Birthdays, and Sister Circles.  It's also a time to provide support, suggestions, and concerns with SF Staff.

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19
Dec
2018

DOULA WITH A TWIST

55 W. 7 Mile Rd., Detroit, MI, 48203
11:00AM - 2:00PM

This enrichment class is hosted by SF Lorenda Lewis, RN and Doula.  She discusses various health topics that help us in our everyday life.

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