Those 48+ hours you spend in the hospital while having your baby can be the longest you’ve ever experienced. Constant checks, uncomfortable bed, noise, lights, on top of labor and postpartum recovery. No wonder breastfeeding is so challenging!Today the Milk Minute tackles how to survive your hospital stay with your favorite co-hosts tips and tricks. Listen in for packing lists, sleep strategies, self-advocacy tips, and much more!
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Ep. 159- Microplastics in Breastmilk
Remember all those articles about microplastics in human milk last year? Well your friends at the Milk Minute are finally tackling the topic.
Why is this happening? Can we do anything to change it? Should we be worried?
Tune in this week to hear all that and more as Heather and Maureen pick apart the tricky topic of microplastic contamination in the human body.
Ep. 155- Life After Weaning
So you’re almost finished weaning, now what? All that support and information for your continued breastfeeding journey just seems to dry up when you say, “I’m done.”
What does weaning feel like? Should you worry about mastitis? Will you go on an emotional roller-coaster from hormones? What the heck is going to happen!?!
Join Maureen and Heather to chat about life after weaning as they answer all these questions and more!
Have you ever turned over a hair or skin care product and seen that warning tucked onto the bottom of the label in fine print? How can you tell when it’s based on evidence or a worry over liability? Today on the Milk Minute Maureen and Heather chat about actual risks to consider when making purchases.
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!
Are you experiencing infertility while breastfeeding?A lot of people want to expand their family soon after having a baby, only to find its not as easy as they hoped. Maybe your period hasn’t returned yet or maybe you aren’t ovulating regularly, and breastfeeding might be playing a role. Is weaning the only option?This week on the Milk Minute, Maureen and Heather chat about infertility treatments during lactation!
Is breastfeeding birth control? There are so many misconceptions around fertility and lactation, so today on the Milk Minute your friends are tackling this topic! Lets dig into the Lactation Amenorrhea Method of birth control and chat about how to use it, how effective it is, and why we do or don’t recommend it.
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.”
So, your baby started sleeping through the night…but your boobs didn’t! Should you wake to pump? Should you sleep when baby sleeps? How can you prevent mastitis or maintain your milk supply?Join Maureen and Heather today on the Milk Minute to answer all of these questions and more! Listen to your favorite LCs chat about managing your milk production when baby isn’t moderating it for you.
Milk Minute fans are always sending in amazing questions, and addressing just one per episode isn’t enough! Today on the pod Heather and Maureen do a lightening round of random questions that have been waiting in the queue. Enjoy quick answers and have some fun today with your favorite hosts!