Kimberly Seals Allers, MS, is an award-winning journalist, author, and an

internationally recognized speaker, consultant, and advocate for maternal

and infant health. A former senior editor at Essence and a writer at Fortune

magazine. Kimberly is a leading voice on the sociocultural and racial

complexities of birth, breastfeeding, and motherhood. She was recently

named as one of “21 Leaders for the 21st Century” by Women’s eNews. A

frequent contributor to The New York Times and Washington Post, last year,

her online commentaries received over 8 million page views. Kimberly’s

fifth book, The Big Let Down—How Medicine, Big Business and Feminism

Undermine Breastfeeding, was published by St. Martin’s Press in January

2017.

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