Are you worried breast augmentation will affect your breastfeeding journey? Maybe you want implants, but you’ve been told you can’t breastfeed with them. Today on the Milk Minute Heather gets personal about her breast implants and the story regarding why, when and what exactly she had done (not that getting personal is anything new for the podcast). Breastfeeding with implants is very much possible…she did it with Heidi and plans to with baby #3. Listen in for an honest review of her experience and we hope it will help you make decisions regarding your own breast augmentation.
Attention business owners: this episode of the Milk Minute is for you! Today Maureen and Heather talk about how to become a breastfeeding friendly business both for your employees and customers. With the fastest growing segment of the workforce being women with infants and young children, they’re here to tell you why it’s in the best interest of your company to provide an environment that’s supportive of their lifestyle.
As business owners themselves, they’re proud to help change the culture around lactation in the workplace as well as guide you step-by-step through creating a breastfeeding friendly business of your own.
This week on the Milk Minute, Heather and Maureen talk about one of their most asked about topics – cluster feeding. They get brutally honest when it comes to the reality of cluster feeding and that is, it can be a real B**CH. Don’t worry – they’ve got tips to help get you through those days that seem to last an eternity. So what exactly is cluster feeding? Is your baby cluster feeding? Is there a timeline for it? Can you predict and plan for it? They answer all these questions and more in today’s episode. Tune in to hear about how you can feel more prepared and confident when the dreaded cluster feedings happen.
Heather and Maureen tackle one of the hardest questions clients bring into them today: “Should I stop breastfeeding?” Knowing when to truly throw the towel in and change your plans is extremely hard for some folks, particularly when so much value has been placed on your breastfeeding relationship – whether by you or others. This episode is here to reassure you that it’s ok to ask that question, and it’s ok to answer it with “now”. Your friends at the Milk Minute recorded this episode to help you find the next best step for YOU and your family.
Today we welcome Angie Sanchez to the Milk Minute! Angie is an indigenous woman who is currently a PhD student at Michigan State University. Her research focuses on increasing access to breastfeeding support resources in Indigenous communities. She joins us on the podcast to discuss her work and the importance of supporting culturally appropriate indigenous breastfeeding practices. Angie is fundraising for her project so lets show her some Milk Minute love by contributing! You can help meet the needs of tribal communities in Michigan through the Sacred Waters Collective right now.
Has anyone ever told you that you need to change your diet to make more fat in your milk? Maybe it was a pediatric provider suggesting that if you could only increase the fat content of your milk, your baby would gain weight properly. Or maybe you saw someone post a picture of a thicc fat plug on their pumped milk, promising that you could have one too if only you did X, Y, and Z! Well today your podcast besties dig into the science of lipidology in human milk! What kind of fats we have in our milk, how our babies use them, and how it really affects infant weight gain. This one does have some good data and we hope it’s reassuring for you!
If you’ve had a baby with jaundice you already know how stressful that can be. Maybe your doctor told you that baby needed formula, or that you needed to pump more milk. You probably lost sleep and sanity keeping up with treatment and feeding baby.
Today on the Milk Minute Maureen and Heather dive deep into jaundice. Join your friends to learn about the physiology behind why your baby turns yellow and what we can do about it!
If you’re in a mom group online, you’ve probably seen chatter about power-pumping. At a glance it sounds like everyone does this all the time to maintain or fix their milk supply. But what really is it? Is it evidence based?
Today the Milk Minute talks everything Power Pumping! From how to why and everything in between.
Cha- cha- cha- cha- changes! Turn and face the exciting news with your favorite cohosts on the Milk Minute. Today Maureen and Heather record one last episode while they prepare to pack up the trusty, dusty (literally) studio and move across town. Tune in for some surprise announcements about how the podcast is growing!
April Fools! Let’s celebrate a day early with some silly stories from listeners. Join your favorite hosts for some giggles as they tell you about some breastfeeding bloopers!