Rebecca lives with her family in Oak Ridge, TN. She received a B.S. and M.S. from Virginia Tech. Rebecca recently completed her M.S. in Child and Family Studies at UT and her thesis examined the relationship between breastfeeding and the couple relationship in low-income mothers. Her current research interests include experiences of parenting in the first five years with a specific focus on marginalized populations such as low-income and adolescent parents. Rebecca’s major professor is Dr. Heidi Stolz.