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Ep. 135 – Fenugreek: Friend or foe?

Fenugreek, is it our friend or foe? If you’re making milk you’ve probably noticed advertisements for herbal supplements to “boost” your supply, or maybe you see lactation cookies and shakes online or at the store. Many, many of these include an herb called Fenugreek as a key ingredient; but does it help? Does it hurt? How do you know whether or not this herb is for you? Tune into the Milk Minute today and join Heather and Maureen to look into the history and current use of this herb, exploring its cultural significance and its clinical study.

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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. 124 – Poor Latch? Let’s Talk Chiropractic Cranial Adjusting

What exactly is Craniosacral Therapy and how can it affect your baby’s latch? Today on the Milk Minute, Heather & Maureen interview Dr. Martin Rosen of Peak Potential Institute on his expertise in chiropractic care for babies, specifically how the structure and function of your baby’s body relates to their latch for feeding. Tune in to learn more!

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Ep. 123- Caffeine and Breastfeeding: Yay or Nay?

Let’s talk about caffeine! Every parents’ BFF is their morning coffee, but is it safe during lactation? Join Heather & Maureen as they share what we know and what the guidelines say now. 

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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. 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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Bonus Episode – Current Events June 2022

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.

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Ep. 113 – Intersex and Induced Lactation- Interview with Chrissy Fleishman

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.

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Ep 109- Formula Shortage and Relactation

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.

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Ep. 107- PPD/PPA Medications and Breastfeeding

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 […]