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Ep. 133 – The History of Bras

The Brassiere, Over-the-Shoulder Boulder Holder, The Rack Pack, Booby Traps, knocker locker, whatever you want to call it so many of us worldwide sling on a bra each morning and shuck it off with relief when we get home from work each night.

Nursing bras, strapless, underwire, bralettes, sports bras and more!  Billions wear them worldwide, but why? Where did they come from and how did we get to the bras we wear today?

Join Maureen and Heather to go on the journey of the history of bras! Discuss bras old and new, their precursors and their designers on the Milk Minute Podcast.

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Ep. 132 – Review of the Creepiest Breastfeeding Gadgets

It’s spooky season and your favorite cohosts are ready to celebrate by dredging up the creepiest breastfeeding gadgets to talk about on today’s episode! Pumps, bras, bottles, and more – the history of lactation paraphernalia is riddled with weird, funny, and downright dangerous objects. Come have fun with Heather and Maureen on this special Halloween episode of the Milk Minute Podcast!

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Ep. 131- Confusing Feeding Cues: How to “read” your baby

When does your baby need to eat? How do we interpret body language from infants? How do you know which cry is for what?

Before you panic tune into the Milk Minute for a discussion of infant feeding cues with Maureen and Heather. They discuss how to read your baby’s cues and the challenges that can arise in doing so. Let your favorite cohosts help!

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Ep. 130- NEW Mastitis Protocol (Part 2): For Parents

This year the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine updated their protocols for the treatment of Mastitis, clogged ducts, and milk blebs! We have made some serious progress in our understanding of why and how these things happen and we now have much better methods to treat them. Tune into the Milk Minute and let your favorite cohosts give you the low down on the updates. Heather and Maureen want you to have the best information available to manage your own health!

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Ep. 129- NEW Mastitis Protocol (Part 1): For Healthcare Providers

Have you ever dealt with mastitis or clogged ducts? Did you know that the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine updated their clinical guidelines on Mastitis treatment this year? Let your favorite cohosts update you on all the big changes!

This first episode focuses on our new understanding of the physiology of mastitis, aka what the heck is happening in there! Join Heather and Maureen as they explore the real cause of mastitis and talk about the latest research into clogged ducts, milk blebs, and more! Then tune in next week for a dive into the updated treatment options, with a focus on first-line, at home treatments! Stay current and let the Milk Minute help you use the latest and greatest clinical guidelines.

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Ep 128. – Finding the “Ease” in Pregnancy and Birth: Interview with Stephanie King

Tune in to hear the hosts of the Milk Minute chat with Stephanie King, owner of My Essential Birth and host of the Pregnancy and Birth Made Easy Podcast. Stephanie has years of experience as a childbirth educator and doula and created My Essential Birth as a way to provide a comprehensive, evidence based online birth course. Tune in today to take a step toward preparing for your holistic, empowered birth!

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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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