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!
Current events have been challenging to keep up with, every day feels like the headlines are making history globally and here in the USA. Today on the Milk Minute your hosts have a little candid chit chat about what’s going on in the US and how it affects our listeners. M & H talk about the Supreme Court, the PUMP act, the Formula act, and more. Join them for a little bonus mid-week mini-sode.
Did you know that you can lactate even if you’ve never been pregnant? The Milk Minute is here to explain how with the help of Chrissy Fleishman. Chrissy is an intersex advocate and two time mom through surrogacy who has successfully induced lactation for both of her babies! This interview is inspiring and educational, so don’t miss it.
Okay. I will finally do the reveal. We’re talking about formula shortages and relactation today. Yeah. We wanted to bring you in slow to reduce the fear-mongering that has been going around the internet and the media, and just give you the actual facts of how we got here and then what you can do about it.
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 ever wondered “What’s Up?!” with the discrepancy in milk storage guidelines? It seems like each major healthcare organization picked their own numbers for how many hours/days/years that breast milk can be safely stored. Today, Heather and Maureen hope to clear the air and dig into the guidelines as well as […]
Show Notes: M&H tackle a topic that you may have heard of before… lipase. Ever wondered if your milk was “bad” because of the way it smelled when defrosted? Maybe it smelled like soap or metal – even vomit! Is high lipase a worry to you? Join M&H to dig into the evidence surrounding […]
Show Notes: M&H get into one of the high anxiety topics surrounding breastfeeding – biting. The nightmare that every lactating parent has!‘What happens when they get teeth?!’‘If they bite once will they bite forever??’‘I can’t get my baby to stop biting, does this mean we’re done breastfeeding?’Listen to learn why it happens and what […]
Show Notes: Join us for a chat with neuroscientist, Dr. Julie Brefczynski-Lewis, about how meditation can help you with your: Milk ejection reflex, anxiety about pumping, and self-compassion with the struggles of breastfeeding in general. Dr. Julie was also kind enough to lead us through a 15-minute meditation that you can come back to […]
Show Notes: M&H get into the topic of hand expression. This is a simple trick that every lactating person needs to know! Listen in to learn how when and why to do it! Don’t miss this episode! Listener Question: She has a massively clogged duct; she’s tried everything she knows to fix and nothing […]