Wine + Gyn: Kimberly Seals Allers Talks Black Breastfeeding Week Mythbusting & Baby Formula

Wine + Gyn: Kimberly Seals Allers Talks Black Breastfeeding Week Mythbusting & Baby Formula

Have you ever wondered what baby formula tastes like? Maternal Health Advocate & Journalist Kimberly Seals Allers helps separate fact from fiction with Breastfeeding Mythbusting, taste-tests store-bought infant formula, and talks about why she co-founded Black Breastfeeding Week

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Wine + Gyn is a candid talk show de-stigmatizing and de-mystifying women’s health topics, hosted by SHE Media VP, Video and breast cancer survivor Reshma Gopaldas.

Kimberly Seals Allers is an award-winning journalist, author of five books, international speaker, strategist and advocate for maternal and infant health. A former senior editor at ESSENCE and writer at FORTUNE magazine, Kimberly is a leading commentator on birth, breastfeeding and motherhood and the intersection of race, policy, and culture. As the director of various on-the-ground community-based projects in several U.S. cities, Kimberly is also deeply rooted in the lived experience of mothers across the socio-economic spectrum. Kimberly was recently named one of “21 Leaders for the 21st Century” for 2018 by Women’s eNews for her media advocacy work.

Kimberly currently serves as the editorial director of the Maternal and Child Health Communication Collective, a national consortium of over 80 organizations, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, working to shift the narrative of maternal and child health issues. As a consultant, Kimberly provides strategic communication services to corporations focused on mothers, non-profits and other public health-related organizations, with an expertise in engaging communities of color and speaking across a broad group of interests to enhance the life of women and children.

Kimberly has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN, Anderson Cooper, the Tom Joyner Morning Show, Fox News and has been featured in various international and national media outlets, including The Guardian (U.K.), U.S. News & World Report, Essence, Black Enterprise, Pregnancy and in various online media properties. Kimberly is a graduate of New York University and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. A divorced mother of two, she lives in Queens, NY with her children. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @iamKSealsAllers.

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