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29: Baby Blues and Beyond: A Discussion on Postpartum Depression with Dr. Hannah Renno

6/5/2019
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This is a topic we didn’t want to tackle alone, just like we feel mother’s everywhere shouldn’t be left to tackle postpartum depression on their own. So we invited special guest Dr. Hannah Renno an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She works both as a general pediatrician and in breastfeeding medicine and suffered from postpartum depression. She joins us to share her story and talk about resources for any mothers who suffer from depression...

Duration:00:38:38

28: Sleep Training with Dr. Ariel Williamson

5/29/2019
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Dr. Ariel Williamson is a researcher and licensed psychologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) sleep center and also works in the hospital’s department of child, adolescent psychiatry and behavioral sciences. She also works in as a faculty member in the policy lab at CHOP. Additionally she is a sleep expert for the Pediatric sleep council and on the board of directors for beds for kids (BFK) programs. She gives some great advice on helping you and your baby catch a few zzz’s....

Duration:00:40:55

27: Demystifying the NICU

5/23/2019
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Being in the NICU is tough! It’s a unique unit in the hospital and does things a little differently. If your baby does get admitted to the NICU, there are a lot of resources and personnel that can assist you through the experience – and this podcast may also help! Remember, these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to present their knowledge and views. “How to Handle Your Baby’s Stay in the NICU” – NYTimes, 2019 “Regional Variation in Neonatal Intensive Care...

Duration:00:26:34

26: Giving babies some sugar: The Ins and Outs of Hypoglycemia

5/9/2019
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Low blood sugar levels are a common reason for an infant to need admission to the neonatal intensive care unit or NICU. Listen to the Baby Doctor Mamas discuss management of sugar levels and know if you baby might be one who gets them checked. As always – these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to share their experience, knowledge and views. “Screening for Neonatal Hypoglycemia After Fetal Exposure to β-Blockers” – Pediatrics, 2016 “Neonatal Hypoglycemia”...

Duration:00:23:41

25: Don’t clamp right away, Delay!

5/1/2019
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Delayed cord clamping is the practice of waiting up to 2 minutes before clamping the umbilical cord to cut it. It’s a practice that is well studied, and has some known benefits to the baby! It’s becoming so common in deliveries that you might not know it’s happening during yours! That said, there are also reasons why you wouldn’t wait to cut the cord. The Baby Doctor Mamas discuss this common practice. As always – these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to...

Duration:00:21:47

24: Kicking it in a Car Seat

4/24/2019
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Gone are the days where you could carry a baby in your lap as you drive down the highway. Car seats are essential and life saving, but can be difficult to install and strap in. Listen to the Baby Doctor Mamas discuss the importance of proper car seat use. Remember, these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to present their knowledge and views. “Seating Patterns and Corresponding Risk of Injury Among 0- to 3-Year-Old Children in Child Safety Seats” –...

Duration:00:24:33

23: Online Resources for Pregnancy and Baby

4/18/2019
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There is A LOT out there about pregnancy and baby care. You know that we try to keep it real – steering you to factual, evidence-based resources you can trust. To help us sort through the internet we invite another doctor mama to the podcast. Dr. Katie Lockwood is the host of Primary Care Perspectives, a podcast for pediatricians out of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. We talk good informative resources for mommas and babies! As always – these stories aren’t medical advice, but a...

Duration:00:34:15

22: Miscarriages: A Common & Sad Part of Pregnancy Journeys

4/10/2019
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Miscarriages are common and can be a difficult part of any woman’s pregnancy journey. They are most likely to happen in the first 12 weeks, when women might not know they are pregnant or have no yet established prenatal care. The Baby Doctor Mamas are joined on this podcast by Dr. Danielle Jones aka “MamaDoctorJones”an influential OB/GYN who counsels women throughout their pregnancies. Dr. Jones brings with her facts, figures and real life advice on miscarriages. As always – these stories...

Duration:00:35:54

21: Vitamins B D thing to take, K?

4/3/2019
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Breast milk provides essential nutrition for infants, but it’s not replete with all the vitamins and minerals they need to take. Vitamins D and K are two which get supplemented to infants early on, and there are also recommendations on what mothers should be taking to best provide for their infants when breastfeeding. The Baby Doctors talk through these vitamins and more! Remember, these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to present their knowledge and...

Duration:00:25:32

20: Dr. Jennifer Arnold: Saving Lives and Simulation

3/27/2019
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Dr. Jennifer Arnold a prominent woman in neonatology and the star of TLC’s The Little Couple joins us to talk about her research passion – simulation and resuscitation. At Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in Florida Dr. Arnold stages situations where infants need CPR. On this episode she gives tips for what you need to know for when you are home with baby and in an emergency situation. Listen in and be prepared! As always – these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby...

Duration:00:32:01

19: Dr. Harvey Karp & the Tech Savvy, Well-Rested, Happy Baby

3/20/2019
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This week we invite our first man on to the show – the innovative Dr. Harvey Karp. As a pediatrician and entrepreneur he is working hard to help families find smart-tech parenting solution for an age old problem: sleep deprivation and newborn babies. Listen to Dr. Karp give you the advice your grandmother might about calming babies, and marvel in how far we’ve come in bassinet intelligence and design. This interview is not offering medical advice, but a chance to share different experiences,...

Duration:00:48:04

18: Having a C-Section: Tales from Another Baby Doctor Mama

3/13/2019
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The Baby Doctor Mamas invite another neonatologist Dr. Daphna Yasova Barbeau to discuss her urgent c-section delivery. She talks about indications for c-sections, the story of her birth, and about her recovery. Remember, these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to present their knowledge and views. “Cesarean delivery: Surgical technique” – Uptodate.com “Medical Reasons for a c-section” – MarchofDimes.com “Changed Indications for Cesarean Sections” – Acta...

Duration:00:34:41

17: Booze and Breastmilk

3/6/2019
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If you are breastfeeding and have a glass of wine, how does your body metabolize it? Is it safe to feed breastmilk to your baby after you’ve had alcohol? The Baby Doctor Mamas discuss thinks like pumping and dumping and much more! As always – these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to share their experience, knowledge and views. “Alcohol and Breastmilk” – HealthyChildren.org “The Transfer of Drugs and Therapeutics into Human Breast Milk” – Pediatrics, 2013...

Duration:00:19:37

16: Cry babies and Colic

2/27/2019
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Crying is normal in babies. Colic is when a baby cries excessive and follows the rule of 3: > 3 hours, >3 days per week and for > 3 weeks. Patience can be the best medicine for a colicky baby. Listen to our special guest Christine Greco a Physician’s Assistant in a well baby nursery talk about colic as a professional and as a mother. Remember, these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to present their knowledge and views. “Nutritional Supplements and Other...

Duration:00:33:16

15: Pacifying your baby, is a pacifier ok?

2/21/2019
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We had a technical snafu with the incorrect episode being published. Please enjoy this fixed version! Pacifier use is popular, but parents also worry about using them. Information on pacifier use affecting breastfeeding, increasing ear infections and becoming a sleep crutch make them seem unappealing. But some babies like to suck, so what do you do? Listen to the Baby Doctor Mamas tackle this controversial issue. The stories of the Baby Doctor Mamas aren’t medical advice, but a chance for...

Duration:00:24:50

14: Baby Poop: Getting Down and Dirty

2/13/2019
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Is there such a things as proper pooping for a newborn baby? Both the appearance and the manner in which baby poops ranges considerably, listen to the Baby Doctor Mamas try to use every euphemism for poop except the s-word, and fail. Remember, these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to present their knowledge and views. Similac Diaper Decoder Baby’s First Days: Bowel Movements & Urination – HealthyChildren.org Infant Constipation – HealthyChildren.org...

Duration:00:28:22

13: Winning at Twinning

2/6/2019
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Dr. Kesi Yang joins us on the show to talk about being pregnant with and having twin babies. We discuss the added challenges of twin pregnancy, and how to deal with two newborns under the same roof. The stories of the Baby Doctor Mamas aren’t medical advice, but a chance for their guest and listeners to share their experience, knowledge and views. U.S. national birth statistics, 2016 – Center of Disease Control (CDC). American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) frequently...

Duration:00:30:58

12: Breast pumps: Picking the right one for you

1/30/2019
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There are many new breast pumps hitting the market – how do you know which one to choose? The Baby Doctor Mamas discuss different types of pumps and their preferences. Remember, these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to present their knowledge and views. What you should know about buying new or used breast pumps from Kellymom.com Choosing a Breast Pump – U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Information on choosing a breast pump from BreastfeedingUSA.org

Duration:00:33:28

11: How Babies Snooze: A Pediatrics Review

1/23/2019
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The Baby Doctor Mamas do their first article review explaining scientific literature to you! Listen to them discuss the topic of infant sleep, and about the merits of sleep training your little one. As always – these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to share their experience, knowledge and views. Article here:​ ​“Uninterrupted Infant Sleep, Development, and Maternal Mood” – Pediatrics, 2018 AAP summary on why parents shouldn’t worry if their infant...

Duration:00:28:59

10: Baby Wearing: Slings, Rings, & Backpack Things

1/16/2019
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Baby wearing has become more popular as parents are putting on their infants and taking them around the town. Hear the Baby Doctor Mamas discuss the risks and benefits of strapping a baby on your body – for both you and baby! Remember, these stories aren’t medical advice, but a chance for the Baby Doctor Mamas to present their knowledge and views. Baby-wearing basics on HealthyChildren.org Company profile: Baby-Doo “Increased Carrying Reduces Infant Crying: A Randomized Control Trial” –...

Duration:00:23:21