This week on the Milk Minute, Maureen and Heather talk all about thyroid, specifically hypothyroidism and how it affects milk supply. The thyroid is a gland found in the front of your neck. It secretes hormones that play an important part in lactation by regulating prolactin and oxytocin. Now how the thyroid affects lactation is a pretty complex issue. They try and break it down for you as simply as they can. Tune in to learn more!
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.
If you’re in a mom group online, you’ve probably seen chatter about power-pumping. At a glance it sounds like everyone does this all the time to maintain or fix their milk supply. But what really is it? Is it evidence based?
Today the Milk Minute talks everything Power Pumping! From how to why and everything in between.
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!
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.
Show Notes: M&H get into the topic of hand expression. This is a simple trick that every lactating person needs to know! Listen in to learn how when and why to do it! Don’t miss this episode! Listener Question: She has a massively clogged duct; she’s tried everything she knows to fix and nothing […]