Breastfeeding / Nursing Aversion and Agitation (BAA) is phenomenon whereby breastfeeding can trigger certain negative emotions and intrusive thoughts while a baby, or child is latched. Join Zainab Yate to look at why it arises and what can help mothers who experience it.
Zainab Yate is a Biomedical Ethicist, with a special interest in infant feeding. She has been a volunteer breastfeeding peer supporter with the NHS for a number of years and is the owner-author of the resource site for mothers and healthcare practitioners on Breastfeeding / Nursing Aversion and Agitation (BAA), www.breastfeedingaversion.com, where she researches and writes for the viewers of this site, and runs a free structured support course online to support mothers who experience aversion. She is Vice Chair and named qualitative lead on a pediatric flagged Research Ethics Committee Panel for the Health Research Authority (HRA) in the UK. She is also a member of Kings College London Ethics Governance, Policy & Operations Committee (KCL).