Sep 21, 2020
Certified lactation counselor and writer Leslie Moniot joins us to discuss diet culture in the infant-nutrition field, trying to raise an intuitive eater, the difference between intuitive eating in children and adults, why we shouldn’t judge people regardless of how they choose to feed themselves or their kids, and so much more. Plus, Christy answers a listener question about how to talk to diet-culture-entrenched family members about Health At Every Size.
Leslie Moniot is a Certified Lactation Counselor and single mother of a 5-year-old daughter, who writes about motherhood, breastfeeding, body liberation, food and more as The Way At Home Mom. After getting pregnant, Leslie moved back to her hometown on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and through a winding road began working for a government program that serves low-income families, where she does prenatal counseling, breastfeeding classes, and peer support for breastfeeding mothers. Leslie has been living the Intuitive Eating and Health At Every Size life for several years after struggling with dieting and disordered eating for too long. Leslie's parenting, dating, and pregnancy pieces have been published on Momtastic.com. She was also the New York contributor for the now shut-down entertainment blog Allie is Wired, may it rest in peace, where she covered pop culture, movies, TV, fashion, beauty, and celebrities. She will probably always be most proud of, for a brief time, writing, producing, and directing her own plays at The People’s Improv Theater in New York. Find her online at WayAtHomeMom.com.
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