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GOLD Speakers

USA

Amy Barron Smolinski, MA, ALC, CLC

  • Speaker Type: 2017 Main Presentations
  • Country: USA
Biography:

Amy Barron Smolinski holds an MA from Union Institute and University, where her thesis explored re-emerging Sacred Feminine manifestations in the lives of contemporary women. She is the Executive Director of Mom2Mom Global, a network of breastfeeding peer support, education, and advocacy for military families, and she serves on the steering committee of the Military Breastfeeding Coalition. An Advanced Lactation Consultant, she works with breastfeeding dyads in a variety of settings, from inpatient postpartum and NICU to home visits, telephone, and online consulting. Supporting breastfeeding families has shown her how each parent’s breastfeeding journey with each of her children is a reclamation of the connection to inner wisdom and power. Amy is an actress, director, and professional voice talent, and she teaches theatre classes in the Kaiserslautern Military Community in Germany, where she resides with her husband and four sons, the youngest of whom is still breastfeeding.