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Women’s experiences of breastfeeding their babies - An interview with Prof Amy Brown

May 24, 2021 Katie James, Dr Rachel Reed and Prof Amy Brown Season 2 Episode 9
Women’s experiences of breastfeeding their babies - An interview with Prof Amy Brown
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Women’s experiences of breastfeeding their babies - An interview with Prof Amy Brown
May 24, 2021 Season 2 Episode 9
Katie James, Dr Rachel Reed and Prof Amy Brown

In this episode we talk with the utterly wonderful Prof Amy Brown about why she doesn’t like sea lions, looking at breastfeeding from a biological perspective,  women’s experiences of feeding their babies, how to navigate the internet as a birth worker and more!

 Prof  Amy Brown is a professor of maternal and child public health at Swansea University. She is based in the department of public health, policy and social sciences where she is the director of their research centre 'LIFT' which stands for Lactation, Infant Feeding and Translation.  She researches everything to do with becoming and being a new parent, with a particular focus on infant feeding, mental health and normal baby behaviour. The ultimate aim of her research being to change society and culture, which as she states“turns out not to be an overnight job”. Amy wants to see a future where women and families are respected, valued and supported in growing, birthing and caring for their babies.  

Amy has written extensively; a plethora of books, research, blog articles and videos which you can find below.

LINKS:

Website: https://professoramybrown.co.uk/

Books: https://professoramybrown.co.uk/books-%26-shop  

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The information provided on this podcast does not, and is not intended to, constitute medical or legal advice; instead, all information available on this site are for general informational purposes only. The Midwives' Cauldron podcast reserves the right to supplement, change or delete any information at any time.

The information and materials on the podcast is provided "as is"; no representations are made that the content is error-free. Whilst we have tried to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information we do not warrant or guarantee the accurateness.

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Show Notes

In this episode we talk with the utterly wonderful Prof Amy Brown about why she doesn’t like sea lions, looking at breastfeeding from a biological perspective,  women’s experiences of feeding their babies, how to navigate the internet as a birth worker and more!

 Prof  Amy Brown is a professor of maternal and child public health at Swansea University. She is based in the department of public health, policy and social sciences where she is the director of their research centre 'LIFT' which stands for Lactation, Infant Feeding and Translation.  She researches everything to do with becoming and being a new parent, with a particular focus on infant feeding, mental health and normal baby behaviour. The ultimate aim of her research being to change society and culture, which as she states“turns out not to be an overnight job”. Amy wants to see a future where women and families are respected, valued and supported in growing, birthing and caring for their babies.  

Amy has written extensively; a plethora of books, research, blog articles and videos which you can find below.

LINKS:

Website: https://professoramybrown.co.uk/

Books: https://professoramybrown.co.uk/books-%26-shop  

Want to listen to the new podcast 'The Feeding Couch'? Find it here or on all good podcast hosting platforms! 

Support the Show.

Like this podcast? Leave us a review here
Want more from Katie and Rachel?
Katie's website
Rachel's website

Disclaimer
The information provided on this podcast does not, and is not intended to, constitute medical or legal advice; instead, all information available on this site are for general informational purposes only. The Midwives' Cauldron podcast reserves the right to supplement, change or delete any information at any time.

The information and materials on the podcast is provided "as is"; no representations are made that the content is error-free. Whilst we have tried to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information we do not warrant or guarantee the accurateness.

The podcast accepts no liability for any loss or damage howsoever arising out of the use or reliance on the content.