Abby has a master's degree in Social Work and worked with abused and neglected teenagers for 14 years before her son, Jack, was born. Upon the birth of her son she quit her job and refocused her passion for advocacy to breastfeeding and gentle parenting. Abby struggled to get started with breastfeeding and now hopes to empower mothers through blogging and public speaking to breastfeed, breastfeed in public and practice gentle parenting. Abby's blogs can be found at http://www.thebadassbreastfeeder.com and http://www.breastfeedingbasics.com.
Episodes for this expert
What exactly does it take to become a badass public breastfeeder? How can you learn to feel comfortable in any environment- and what tools are helpful to have to make this transition more smooth for you? Here our special interview with Abby of the popular website and blog, The Badass Breastfeeder.
Breastfeeding support is critical for a new mom. Extended support groups, both online and off, are sometimes referred to as “mama tribes”. Why are these groups so important and how can they help you on your breastfeeding journey?