Born to Be Breastfed Celebrates One-Year Anniversary Helping Moms and Health Care Providers

“Born to be Breastfed” with host Marie Biancuzzo enters second year on VoiceAmerica’s Health & Wellness Channel.


Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/30/2014 -- Marie Biancuzzo, host of “Born to be Breastfed,” celebrated her show’s one-year anniversary on the VoiceAmerica Talk Radio Network with the announcement that it will continue through fall 2015. The show airs every Monday from 6 PM to 7 PM ET on the VoiceAmerica Health & Wellness Channel, and it is available as a free podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, and TuneIn.

“On Born to be Breastfed, I aim to help mothers bust through the myths and clarify the facts about breastfeeding,” explained Marie Biancuzzo, Past President of the Baby-Friendly USA Board of Directors and current Educational Director at Breastfeeding Outlook, a continuing education provider accredited by both the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation and the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. “We’ve done this since the first episode—but there is still a lot of material to cover.”

“We’ve had a diverse and excellent group of guests on the show, including Diana West, Karen Kerkhoff Gromada, James Akre, Nancy Mohrbacher, Kimberly Seals Allers, the Laurie Berkner Band, and many others,” Ms. Biancuzzo said. “Every week, our guests help us explore issues of maternal and infant health, child feeding and development, public health, and social and cultural issues to support listeners in setting and meeting their breastfeeding goals.”

“The show has been a welcome addition to the VoiceAmerica line up,” noted Born to be Breastfed’s Marketing Director Celina Schneider. “Listens to show podcasts average about 16,000 each month, the show has been in the channel’s Top Six for the past seven months, twice at #1. We’re looking forward to seeing what’s coming in the year ahead!”

To celebrate this one-year anniversary, “Born to be Breastfed” is offering listeners the show player to put on their website for free! Contact Celina Schneider at celina@breastfeedingoutlook.com for details.

Tune in to “Born to be Breastfed” each Monday at 6 PM ET (3 PM PT) on the VoiceAmerica Health & Wellness channel, or listen to past shows as podcasts through iTunes, Stitcher, or the show’s web site.

Contact: Celina Schneider, Marketing and Advertising Director

About Marie Biancuzzo/Born to be Breastfed
Marie Biancuzzo, RN, MS, IBCLC, host of “Born to be Breastfed” is an experienced breastfeeding professional who aims to cut through the misinformation, bust the myths, and help families figure out what science they can trust. A clinical nurse specialist and international board certified lactation consultant, Marie has more than 3 decades of experience in community and teaching hospitals, counseling mothers, and teaching health care providers. From the mother’s bedside to the university classroom to the international continuing education arena, Marie has honed her skills at helping listeners to clarify the facts empower the family. Author of two books and multiple articles, Marie is passionate about helping parents and providers to be good consumers of health care and scientific information. Marie is a founding member of the United States Breastfeeding Committee and the past president of Baby-Friendly USA Board of Directors.As the Educational Director of Breastfeeding Outlook, Marie helps nurses and other breastfeeding educators learn what they need to know; through Born to be Breastfed, Marie—and her expert guests—help families, too.

About VoiceAmerica
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