Do you want to love breastfeeding? Join Maureen and Heather today to talk about how you can improve your lactation journey. Let your favorite cohosts guide you to a simplified version of feeding your baby by investing in the right tools and resources, re-evaluating your goals, and more! M + H don’t just want you to succeed in feeding your baby, they want you to love it too.
Today is World Prematurity Day and we want to give a shout out to all of our amazing premie-parents!
We’re still on a break over here at the Milk Minute, so please enjoy one of our favorite episodes with a new twist. If you want more new content please head over to our spin-off show: Beyond the Boob. We’ll be continuing to churn out postpartum updates over there each week while Heather takes her maternity leave. Please consider supporting us by subscribing on Apple Podcasts or on our Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/milkminutepodcast . By joining our Patreon you get exclusive access to each and every episode of Beyond the Boob plus early, ad-free Milk Minute episodes AND behind the scenes photos and videos.
Does pregnancy and breastfeeding jack up your bones? As midwives and lactation consultants, your Milk Minute cohosts hear a lot of folks talk about their back pain, hip pain, and other issues after having kids, but is it just anecdotal or is there truth behind that? Tune in to learn more!
Nipple pain, pumping friction, and chaffing. Sound familiar? This week on the Milk Minute, Heather and Maureen sit down with cofounders of CoBoo to discuss their revolutionary pumping spray. Jenny and Michelle are incredible sisters, mothers and businesswomen that have changed the pumping game. As mothers we go through a lot to provide for our children. Great news! Pain and suffering while pumping is about to become a thing of the past, all thanks to the incredible dream team behind CoBoo.
Are you worried breast augmentation will affect your breastfeeding journey? Maybe you want implants, but you’ve been told you can’t breastfeed with them. Today on the Milk Minute Heather gets personal about her breast implants and the story regarding why, when and what exactly she had done (not that getting personal is anything new for the podcast). Breastfeeding with implants is very much possible…she did it with Heidi and plans to with baby #3. Listen in for an honest review of her experience and we hope it will help you make decisions regarding your own breast augmentation.
Are you having trouble with your breastfed baby taking a bottle? Maybe you’re heading back to work and you’re nervous their caregiver won’t be able to feed them. Today on the Milk Minute, Maureen and Heather share what they’ve learned as providers when it comes to bottle feeding and breastfeeding.
They chat about their personal favorite bottles, why they love them and help you find the bottle that’s right for you and your baby. It’s absolutely possible to bottle feed in a way that decreases impact on breastfeeding and your favorite breastfeeding podcast hosts are here to tell you how!
Attention business owners: this episode of the Milk Minute is for you! Today Maureen and Heather talk about how to become a breastfeeding friendly business both for your employees and customers. With the fastest growing segment of the workforce being women with infants and young children, they’re here to tell you why it’s in the best interest of your company to provide an environment that’s supportive of their lifestyle.
As business owners themselves, they’re proud to help change the culture around lactation in the workplace as well as guide you step-by-step through creating a breastfeeding friendly business of your own.
Has anyone ever told you that you need to change your diet to make more fat in your milk? Maybe it was a pediatric provider suggesting that if you could only increase the fat content of your milk, your baby would gain weight properly. Or maybe you saw someone post a picture of a thicc fat plug on their pumped milk, promising that you could have one too if only you did X, Y, and Z! Well today your podcast besties dig into the science of lipidology in human milk! What kind of fats we have in our milk, how our babies use them, and how it really affects infant weight gain. This one does have some good data and we hope it’s reassuring for you!
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.
Ever found yourself googling, “why is my breastmilk blue?”
Today the Milk Minute is tackling the mystery of breastmilk colors with science! Find out what components of your milk give it pigmentation and what that means for you. Come around the rainbow with Maureen and Heather as they cover every color from red to purple! Don’t miss this one.