Welcome to week 13 of Beyond the Boob! We’re on the cusp of the second trimester this week and moving forward at lightning speed. Come chat with us about the struggle to clothe yourself in an ever-changing body and let’s check in about prenatal symptoms! Are you having trouble communicating with your partner about your needs? Or your partner having trouble hearing you? Dive into the relationship divide between the pregnant person and their spouse and let’s brainstorm how to keep our relationships responsive and dynamic. This week Heather levels about what’s helpful and what’s not, what things we notice that our partners don’t, and how to meet somewhere in the middle.
Most people in the United States who have abortions are already parents, which means many folks who are breastfeeding may be accessing this medical care. Today Heather & Maureen discuss the safety of abortion procedures and medications during lactation, as well as current events surrounding legality and access to care.
Has anyone ever told you to express colostrum before your baby is born? Or maybe you’ve seen insta moms with a freezer full at 37 weeks! Today M + H explain how to express colostrum and why you would want to in the first place. Your cohosts are here once again to simplify, demystify, and save you from extra work!
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 […]