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Ep. 191- Encore: Popping On and Off the Breast

One of the most common breastfeeding problems is when baby just won’t stay latched! Popping on and off through feeds is frustrating for both parent and baby. Today we chat about how we manage this issue in consultation and what some possible causes and solutions are. This problem is complex, but your friends at the Milk Minute are here to help!

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Ep. 187 – A Salute to Veterans and Breastfeeding: Protecting moms who served. Interview with Dr. Jill Inderstrodt

It’s Veterans Day and we want to commend our breastfeeding veterans and military families. Today we chat with Dr. Jill Inderstrodt about her research with mothers who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

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Ep. 171 – Herbs and Milk Supply with Maureen Farrell

Join Maureen for a special episode to chat all about lactation Herbs! Heather needed some time away so we get to branch out from our normal content and dive a little deeper into herbal galactagogues.Tune into hear how to use some of Maureen’s favorite plant allies to boost your milk supply. This episode is for the folks out there who have tried everything else. You’ve seen the LC, you’ve optimized pumping/feeding, you’ve looked for deeper problems, etc – if that describes you then you’re a great candidate for some herbal support.

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Ep. 169- Indigenous Breastfeeding with Angie Sanchez

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.

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Ep. 161- Why is my breastmilk blue? Milk colors and what they mean

Ever found yourself googling, “why is my breastmilk blue?”

Today the Milk Minute is tackling the mystery of breastmilk colors with science! Find out what components of your milk give it pigmentation and what that means for you. Come around the rainbow with Maureen and Heather as they cover every color from red to purple! Don’t miss this one.

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Ep. 158- Dreamfeeding

What is dream-feeding? Today Maureen and Heather chat about feeding your baby while they sleep. Are there any benefits? Who might want to do this? What’s the theory behind it anyway?

Tune in for questions, awards, and so much more this week on the Milk Minute Podcast!

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Ep. 157- Insufficient Glandular Tissue

Have you ever received a diagnosis of Insufficient Glandular Tissue? Maybe it was suggested after you weren’t able to produce a full milk supply with your last baby. Or the term was tossed out casually when a provider looked at your breasts prenatally.

IGT can be a scary and confusing thing to hear, particularly when you have the goal of exclusive breastfeeding! Today on the Milk Minute Heather and Maureen chat about what IGT is and what it might mean for you.

How much milk can you actually make with IGT? What can you expect? Do you need to breastfeed differently if you suspect you have IGT?

Join the Milk Minute to get the answers to these questions and more today on any podcast platform.

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Ep. 146 – Popping On and Off the Breast: What gives?!

One of the most common breastfeeding problems is when baby just won’t stay latched! Popping on and off through feeds is frustrating for both parent and baby. Today Maureen and Heather chat about how they manage this issue in consultation and what some possible causes and solutions are. This problem is complex, but your friends at the Milk Minute are here to help!

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Ep. 145- Crossover Episode: Night weaning- A consult with Laura from BFP

Today your faithful hosts do things a little differently! Join Laura Birek from the Big Fat Positive podcast to have an informal night weaning consult on the Milk Minute. A lot of parents struggle with breastfeeding at night and today Maureen and Heather go over several strategies you can use to change things for the better!

Tune into the Big Fat Positive podcast next week to hear us chat with Laura and Shanna about the results of Laura’s night weaning.

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Ep. 141- Breastfeeding a Toddler- Maureen & Lyra Update!

What started out as an update episode on breastfeeding a toddler ends up as some real, raw parenting confessions and vulnerabilities. Raising kids is far from easy, and your hosts at the Milk Minute are no strangers to mom-stress. This week join Maureen and Heather to have some real down and dirty parenting talk.