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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 […]