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Ep. 136 – How to Introduce a Bottle of Breastmilk

Introducing a bottle can be a daunting task. So many parents struggle with this just when they feel they’ve gotten the hang of directly breastfeeding. The Milk Minute podcast is here to help ease the transition! Maureen and Heather discuss…

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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 34. – Veterans and Breastfeeding: Protecting moms who served. Interview with Dr. Jill Inderstrodt

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!

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Ep. 131- Confusing Feeding Cues: How to “read” your baby

When does your baby need to eat? How do we interpret body language from infants? How do you know which cry is for what?

Before you panic tune into the Milk Minute for a discussion of infant feeding cues with Maureen and Heather. They discuss how to read your baby’s cues and the challenges that can arise in doing so. Let your favorite cohosts help!

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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.