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.
Join your favorite podcast for part two of the breast pump review series! Today Maureen talks about her experience with the Freemie and Imani (Legendairy Milk) pumps. Hear more candid thoughts on how these pumps do and don’t work for the parents who really need them.
Show Notes Postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety: two things that affect more parents today than ever before (or maybe they’re finally just talked about more). Are you on the fence about medication for mental health? This episode will hopefully shine some light on the hang-ups. We want to start off by saying that this is NOT […]
Show Notes: Have you used the WIC Program? Or maybe you qualify but haven’t applied. Or maybe you know absolutely nothing about it. No matter what situation you’re in this week’s episode has a lot for you to learn. Today Heather and Maureen dig deep into the origins and efficacy of the Women Infant and […]
Show Notes: Have you ever experienced bias due to your body size? Maybe it looked like a doctor commenting on your weight when you went in to the urgent care for a cough. Maybe it looked like your OB recommending an induction due to your BMI. Maybe it looked like a store not carrying your […]
Show Notes: Heather and Maureen interview Kelly Lemon, APRN, CNM, WHNP. Together they tackle Opioid Use Disorder and the impacts that this disorder can have on breastfeeding relationships. This is a shame-free zone…come dig into the research on the opioid crisis and gain the best, evidence based healthcare information! Don’t miss this episode! THANK YOU […]
Show Notes: Heather and Maureen return this week for part two of their 2021 Breastfeeding Year in Review series to discuss some more of the most interesting lactation studies of 2021! Listen in to learn about newly found benefits linked to lactation, COVID-19 and breastmilk research. You don’t want to miss this one! THANK YOU […]
Show Notes: ‘It would be easier if you just used a bottle’…does that sound familiar? Heading into the season of unsolicited advice, your friends on the Milk Minute are ready to arm you with some myth busting! Tune in this week to hear all about common myths about bottle feeding. On this episode Heather and […]
Show Notes: Ahh… nipple shields! Some call them friends, some call them foes. This episode covers it all! Listen in as Maureen and Heather talk through nipple shields, what they are, how and when to properly use them and how to help wean baby off of the shield once they are able to get a […]
Show Notes: There are so many recommendations on the internet about how to “fix” your supply issues. How do you know which will work for you? Also… WHY do they work? Power pumping, bra/no bra, pump before feeds, pump between feeds, block feed… ahhhhh! During this episode, Heather and Maureen dive into regulating supply; how […]