– Kimberly Seals Allers, award-winning journalist and commentator, will be a guest on “Born to be Breastfed,” on Voice America’s Health & Wellness Channel on February 24, 2014. –
Herndon, VA, February 17, 2014 — Marie Biancuzzo, host of “Born to be Breastfed” on Voice America’s Health and Wellness Channel, announced today that Kimberly Seals Allers will be a guest on her radio show on February 24th from 6 PM to 7 PM ET. Discussion will focus on breastfeeding in the African American community.
“Rates of breastfeeding initiation and duration continue to be lower among black mothers than those of other ethnic groups,” explained Marie Biancuzzo. “Kimberly and I will be discussing cultural norms, particular challenges, and ways of supporting families in breastfeeding.”
Join Marie at 6 PM ET (3 PM PT) to learn more about this topic. Families who are interested in listening live can tune into Voice America Health & Wellness channel. The show will also be available through iTunes. Questions will be accepted during the live show, or by e-mail in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org
About Marie Biancuzzo
Marie Biancuzzo, RN, MS, IBCLC is an experienced breastfeeding professional who aims to cut through the misinformation, bust the myths, and help families figure out what science they can trust. A clinical nurse specialist and international board certified lactation consultant, Marie has more than 3 decades of experience in community and teaching hospitals, counseling mothers, and teaching health care providers. From the mother’s bedside to the university classroom to the international continuing education arena, Marie has honed her skills at helping listeners to clarify the facts empower the family. Author of two books and multiple articles, Marie is passionate about helping parents and providers to be good consumers of health care and scientific information. As the Director of Breastfeeding Outlook, Marie helps nurses and other breastfeeding educators learn what they need to know; through her private practice and this show, Marie helps families, too.
About Kimberly Seals Allers
Kimberly Seals Allers is an award-winning journalist and nationally-recognized commentator on motherhood and breastfeeding in the African American community. A former senior editor at Essence magazine, she is the author of “The Mocha Manual” series and co-author of “Giving Notice: Why the Best and Brightest are Leaving the Workplace.” In 2011, Kimberly was named an IATP Food and Community Fellow for the Kellogg Foundation’s effort to increase awareness of the “first food”—breast milk—in vulnerable communities. She has been selected by the United States Breastfeeding Committee as a lead commentator for the national “Break Time for Nursing Mothers” campaign, and writes for several popular online parenting sites. Her next book, on the social, political and economic influences of U.S. breastfeeding culture, will be published by St. Martin’s Press this year. Kimberly is a divorced mother of two and lives in Queens, NY. She is online at www.MochaManual.com and BlackBreastfeeding 360°.
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To learn more about the new radio program, visit the Voice America Health and Wellness Channel website: http://www.voiceamerica.com/Channel/248/voiceamerica-health-and-wellness