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Ep. 127 – Rice Cereal: A cautionary tale

You’ve probably heard news articles about infant food safety and heavy metal contamination. Today’s episode of the Milk Minute focuses on the safety and use of infant rice cereal. Your favorite hosts pull together a timeline of historical infant feeding, mass baby food production, and agricultural practices into a cohesive narrative that brings us to the present day. They answer questions of nutrition, safety, and more!

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Ep. 126- Getting Baby Back to the Breast

We know how frustrating breast refusal can be. It’s hard not to take it personally thinking, “What’s wrong with me? Why doesn’t my baby want me?” Today on the Milk Minute Heather and Maureen tackle long term breast refusal and short term nursing strikes. They discuss possible causes and strategy for getting baby back to nursing. There is still hope, and your favorite podcast hosts are here to help you find it.

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Ep. 122- Hacking Your Letdown

Join the us today as Maureen and Heather decode the breastmilk “letdown”. Learn more about how the milk ejection reflex works and how we can use knowledge about physiology to our advantage! We can be smarter than our boobs, right? Learn to hack the letdown, only on the Milk Minute.

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Ep. 121 – Preparing to Return to Work

Parental leave is slowly ticking by and your return-to-work date is looming ahead! What now? Today on the Milk Minute Heather and Maureen talk about making plans for a successful transition for both you and baby. Pumping, bottle feeding, and storing milk is a lot to juggle when you’ve only just got the hang of having this new tiny human around. M&H break it down week by week with a manageable “To Do” list just for you!

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Ep. 119 – Breast Pump Review Pt. 4

Today the Milk Minute brings you part 4 of their pump review series. In this episode Maureen talks about her experiences with the Motif Luna and Ameda Mya Joy pumps. These are commonly covered by insurance plans so tune in and don’t miss a second!

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Ep. 118 – Bedsharing & Breast Sleeping Part 2

Common practices and safety recommendations for safe infant sleep vary across the world, and from one health organization to another. In this episode your cohosts begin to unravel the complicated studies, statistics, and recommendations surrounding bedsharing with your infant. Who actually bedshares? What are the real risks of doing so? Are there any benefits? Join the Milk Minute to find out.

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Ep. 117 – Bedsharing & Breast Sleeping Part 1

Common practices and safety recommendations for safe infant sleep vary across the world, and from one health organization to another. In this episode your cohosts begin to unravel the complicated studies, statistics, and recommendations surrounding bedsharing with your infant. Who actually bedshares? What are the real risks of doing so? Are there any benefits? Join the Milk Minute to find out.

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Ep. 116 – The Drop- Your Perfect Breastmilk Match!

Today Maureen and Heather interview Kelly and Celia, founders of The Drop! The Drop is a new app supporting a growing movement of cooperative feeding. Their innovative and free program matches milk donors to recipients, and helps families build a network of supply and support. Join the Milk Minute to learn all about it!

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