Get ready for an amazing interview between Abby and Kimberly Seals Allers.  Kimberly is instrumental in the field of maternal child health and breastfeeding within the Black community and among women of color.  Do not miss this inspiring and eye-opening interview!

If you are a new listener, we would love to hear from you.  Please consider leaving us a review on itunes or sending us an email with your suggestions and comments to [email protected]

Things we talked about:

Who is Kimberly Seals Allers? (other than amazing) [5:18]

IRTH App [6:43]

Using social media and technology to make change [14:05]

Growing up in a racist society [17:25]

Pandemic impact on women, birth and breastfeeding [23:00]

Separate the act of birth and breastfeeding from the experience of birth and breastfeeding [28:13]

Fear as a tool [29:32]

Weathering [30:31]

Low breastfeeding rates and repercussions [35:12]

Silver Lining Playbook conversations [40:35]

Things Kimberly is doing [47:00]

Black Breastfeeding Week history [51:00]

You can find Kimberly Seals Allers on Instagram and at You can find The Irth App on Instagram and share your birth experiences at

Set up your consultation with Dianne

Breastfeeding/Pumping class on 6/6/2020

Here is how you can connect with Dianne and Abby~

Music we use~

Music: “Levels of Greatness” from “We Used to Paint Stars in the Sky (2012)” courtesy of Scott Holmes at Holmes