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United States

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English


Episodes

7: Co-Sleeping: Sharing Our Stories

12/12/2018
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Co-sleeping is controversial and not recommended because of safety concern for the baby. The Baby Doctor Mamas begin to summarize this big topic, and talk about safe sleep recommendations from the AAP. They plan to talk about the argument in favor of bed sharing as it is culturally accepted in other countries in a separate episode. As always – these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to share their experience, knowledge and views. AAP updated (2016)...

Duration:00:18:23

6: Infections and Newborns: Learning the signs and lowering the odds

12/5/2018
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Winter is a season where people can get sick – and babies are definitely not immune! In fact, newborns are at even higher risk for getting infections, especially when cold and flu season rolls in. The Baby Doctor Mamas will discuss signs of infection in a newborn and when you might worry. They will also talk about steps you can take to protect your newborn from infection. As always – these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to share their experience,...

Duration:00:30:34

5: Cord Blood: To bank or not to bank

11/28/2018
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Collecting cord blood is now a question for new parents. You can either donate to a public cord blood bank, or pay for a private one. Listen to the Baby Doctor Mamas discuss the process of cord banking, and think about which type of banking might be good for you. The stories of the Baby Doctor Mamas aren’t medical advice, but a chance for them to share their experience, knowledge and views. 1. Parent’s Guide To Cord Blood Foundation 2. The Cord Blood Association: About Cord Blood 3. American...

Duration:00:25:18

4: Plastics and babies: A safe combination?

11/14/2018
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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) came out with new recommendations for the use of plastic products for children in May 2018. The Baby Doctor Mamas will review these new recommendations and talk about how baby care is affected. They will then share their own practices and advice for following the new guidelines. As always – these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to share their experience, knowledge and views. For more on the AAP recommendations:...

Duration:00:19:26

3: Vaginal deliveries: Recovering down below

11/8/2018
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Birth isn’t easy. Both the Baby Doctor Mamas had vaginal deliveries and they talk in detail about their experiences and their healing. Listen in and look forward to a discussion on c-sections in a later episode! As always – these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to share their experience, knowledge and views. For more on postpartum recovery: Revised (2018) recommendations on postpartum care by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists...

Duration:00:24:29

2: All about placentas, including if you should eat them.

10/31/2018
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The placenta is a vital organ for fetal life. Hear the Baby Doctor Mamas discuss the function of placentas. They will also share their recommendations about placentophagy (ie. eating your placenta) and lotus births as well as alternate ways to bond with your placenta. These stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to share their experience, knowledge and views. Check out more information on placentas: “The placenta: a multifaceted, transient organ” by GJ Burton...

Duration:00:25:33

1: What I Wish I Knew Before Breastfeeding

10/29/2018
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Breastfeeding is not easy for everyone, and it’s a commitment! This is especially true as a working mom, where pumping factors heavily into your breastfeeding journey. The Baby Doctor Mamas talk about their own experiences breastfeeding, and what they wish they knew before they started. These stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to share their experience, knowledge, and views. Check out these helpful links on breastfeeding: American Academy of Pediatrics...

Duration:00:27:48

Introducing the Baby Doctor Mamas!

10/25/2018
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A quick introduction to the Baby Doctor Mamas Podcast.

Duration:00:00:24