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.
Join Heather and Maureen for a feminist frolic to Spinster City as they interview Heather’s single, childfree friend Abigail. They ask the hard-hitting questions and break it down to the heart of our weird cultural war between parents and non-parents. The gals talk building community and finding support from childfree friends in unexpected ways – especially during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Today on the Milk Minute join us to chat with Mel Mutterspaugh, founder of The Herbalist’s Path. Mel is a clinical herbalist, environmental educator, mother, wilderness therapist, and podcast host! She’s hopping on the podcast today to chat about ways that you can use safe and effective herbal remedies in your every day life. She wants to inspire everyone to take better care of themselves and the planet by bringing herbalism back into every home. Tune in to learn more!
As parents we are very passionate about making the world a better place for our children to grow up in. Did you ever think that makes you the perfect advocate for making effective political changes? Well, Cynthia Changyit Levin does! Today the Milk Minute brings you a conversation with Levin, author of “From Changing Diapers to Changing the World: Why Moms Make Great Advocates and How to Get Started.”
Today the Milk Minute brings you a very special interview. Travel with Heather down to Logan county WV to meet with Alpha Ellison Cook. Grandma Alphie tells us all about raising children in very different circumstances than we do now. This interview recalls so much of what we’ve learned in many of our history episodes and shows us just how those things impacted real people. Our elders have such valuable insight, and your hosts at the Milk Minute feel honored to document some of that with you today!
Twin parents, tune in! This week the Milk Minute welcomes Lindsay Castiglione from Full Hearts Collaborative. Lindsay is a talented IBCLC and mother of two sets of twins! She joins us today to talk about the unique challenges of feeding multiples with a focus on preparation and education.
This week the Milk Minute welcomes Sarah Mayhan of Poised & Powerful Parenthood. Sarah teaches mind-body awareness, movement, alignment, and empowerment through the Alexander Technique. She is a mother, podcast host, and educator who we are so lucky to have on the show! Want to get rid of those pregnancy and breastfeeding aches and pains? Tune in today to learn more!
In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Milk Minute welcomes Dr. Jill Inderstrodt to talk with us about what’s happening with lactating parents in the military. Dr. Inderstrodt is championing breastfeeding research on mothers who have served in the United States Armed Forces. It is through crucial work like hers that we can anticipate legislation to support military families.
Did you know Congress passed the Protecting Moms Who Served Act of 2021? Maureen & Heather are going to talk about that and SO MANY other things (including single moms and dating while lactating) with Jill, don’t miss it!
Show Notes: Did you know that between 3-4% of incarcerated women are pregnant? Have you ever wondered about their access to appropriate healthcare prenatally and in the postpartum? Join your favorite hosts for a heart wrenching interview with Moira Tannenbaum, CNM, MSN, IBCLC. Moira is an experienced nurse midwife who has done extensive work with […]
Show Notes: So much excitement for this week’s episode of the Milk Minute! M&H interviewed cohosts, Abby and Amy, of the HERself Podcast! These ladies are real, raw, and wonderful. They are dedicated to helping you take that path to live the best life for you! Tune in wherever you get your podcasts to […]