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We support parents who are passionate about providing breast milk to their babies. Each week, a group of experienced moms openly discuss their success, their struggles and society’s impact on how they feed their babies. The show helps guide listeners by providing an honest, natural and judgment-free approach to breastfeeding, pumping, milk sharing and more. The show is part of the Parents On Demand Network.

We support parents who are passionate about providing breast milk to their babies. Each week, a group of experienced moms openly discuss their success, their struggles and society’s impact on how they feed their babies. The show helps guide listeners by providing an honest, natural and judgment-free approach to breastfeeding, pumping, milk sharing and more. The show is part of the Parents On Demand Network.
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We support parents who are passionate about providing breast milk to their babies. Each week, a group of experienced moms openly discuss their success, their struggles and society’s impact on how they feed their babies. The show helps guide listeners by providing an honest, natural and judgment-free approach to breastfeeding, pumping, milk sharing and more. The show is part of the Parents On Demand Network.

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English


Episodes

Breastfeeding Twins: 6-12 Months

10/11/2019
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As twins babies get older, positioning, timing and breastfeeding, in general, can become easier. How is breastfeeding older twins different than breastfeeding newborns? What are some practical positions for this age range? What about distractibility and its impact on routine and schedule? Plus, our panelists share their most challenging moments breastfeeding their twins and how they handled it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:43

A Great Start to Breastfeeding (Featuring Ina May Gaskin)

10/4/2019
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Breastfeeding is often overlooked by pregnant moms as they prepare for their new babies. We often have no idea what breastfeeding really looks like until we're nursing our own child. The "Mother of Midwives" Ina May Gaskin explains how mothers can prepare themselves for an enjoyable breastfeeding experience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:21

Dealing with Breastfeeding Guilt

9/27/2019
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Do you feel pressure to breastfeed your baby? Sometime we do this to ourselves because we were either raised in an environment supportive of breastfeeding or perhaps it wasn’t supportive of breastfeeding- and we want to change that. And sometimes the pressure comes from other sources. Regardless, it can result in a lot of guilt when things don’t work out the way you had planned. So, what do you do with all this guilt? How do you process it? And how do you overcome it? Learn more about your...

Duration:00:58:05

The Racial Divide Within the Lactation Community

9/20/2019
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All breastfeeding and pumping mothers need support. But sometimes there are barriers, usually for women of color. Some of these barriers include inaccurate stereotypes, lack of resources and less opportunity to work with specialists of color, who can better relate to their situation. So, what does this racial divide mean for the lactation community? Today we’re exploring some of the big issues. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:57

Breastfeeding and Pumping for Single Moms

9/13/2019
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Are you a single mom and breastfeeding or pumping for your baby? How do you have time to manage it all? If you’re sharing custody of your child, how do you handle time away so you don’t experience a drop in milk supply? How do you manage the stress of being a single parent? Today single moms share their experience to help other moms going through the same thing. We’re supporting one another. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:13

Celebrities Who Are Breastfeeding Role Models

9/6/2019
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As a celebrity, cameras follow you wherever you go, sometimes capturing intimate moments of your life, such as breastfeeding or pumping for your child. Some celebrities have embraced this, and have even taken the initiative to post their own private moments and share them on social media. So, who are our favorite celebrity moms who are going that extra mile to normalize breastfeeding? And why do we consider them role models for other moms wanting to provide breast milk to their...

Duration:00:52:46

Introducing BANDTASTIC - the greatest band in the Universe!

9/5/2019
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Listen to Bandtastic on Himalaya, or wherever you get your podcasts: https://www.himalaya.com/s/kA Bandtastic is a sci-fi musical adventure about the most popular band in the universe. Assembled by a super-intelligent spaceship, D.E.B.R.A. and not so intelligent robot sidekick R.A.N.D.Y., the intergalactic musicians travel to new worlds with one goal - to solve all of their problems through their incredible songs (byah byah byah!). The band consists of Seabass, a twelve-year-old boy from...

Duration:00:04:13

10 Ways to Support Breastfeeding Moms

8/30/2019
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Breastfeeding is a commitment which can be challenging at times. And sometimes the smallest gesture of kindness or complementary words can help build up a breastfeeding mom’s confidence and keep her nursing for as long as possible. What can you do to support the breastfeeding mom in your life? We have some great ideas for partners, family and friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:33

Top Questions Moms Ask Lactation Consultants

8/23/2019
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Breastfeeding isn't always simple. And that’s when we turn to the professionals: lactation educators, counselors and consultants who can help overcome issues that come our way. So, what are some of the most common questions we ask these professionals? And what are the answers to those questions? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:22

How to Get the Best Breastfeeding Photos

8/16/2019
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There’s no denying the special bond felt between moms and baby while breastfeeding. So, it’s only natural moms would want to preserve that moment for as long as possible. Perhaps that’s why breastfeeding photos are becoming more and more popular. Should you take some selfies, or should you hire a professional photographer? How do you get the best photos? And then what do you do with the photos? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:26

Successful Breastfeeding Stories: Miriam Valdez

8/9/2019
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We all have personal stories that help shape our breastfeeding journey. Today you'll meet Miriam Valdez who tragically lost her second child within the first month after birth. Miriam shares her experience breastfeeding through pregnancy and the loss of her newborn baby. Plus, learn how continuing to breastfeed her older toddler helped Miriam heal from this difficult situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:27

Breastfeeding for Moms 40 and Older

8/2/2019
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Are you age 40 or older and wondering if you can still breastfeed your baby? How does your body's ability to produce a full supply of milk change with age? What are the risk factors and potential challenges? And how can you better prepare yourself prenatally? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:33

Breastfeeding Nurse-Ins: Helpful or Harmful?

7/26/2019
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Most states in the U.S. have laws that protect breastfeeding mothers, allowing them to nurse their babies in public. But that doesn’t mean the laws are always upheld and the result can be devastating to a mom who simply needs to feed her baby. Organizing a nurse-in is one way to raise awareness about these discrepancies and to encourage change. So, what exactly happens during a nurse-in? How are they organized? And do they really make a difference? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:41:22

Breastfeeding Twins: Late Preterm

7/19/2019
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Breastfeeding twins can be challenging, especially when the babies are late preterm. What are some of the ways these babies behave differently? What should you know before attempting to tandem nurse? Plus, some great advice for managing triple feedings: breastfeeding, supplementation and pumping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:46

How Pumping Supports Your Breastfeeding Goals

7/12/2019
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Are you breastfeeding and planning to pump when you return to work? Or perhaps you plan to pump to help protect your milk supply? There are many different ways pumping can help you with your breastfeeding goals. Today we'll learn more about the various type of pumps available and how you can utilize them to provide your baby with breast milk for as long as possible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:48

Successful Breastfeeding Stories: Hope Lien

7/5/2019
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Imagine being able to breastfeed without birthing your baby. It's possible! Hope Lien successfully induced lactation so she could breastfeed her adopted daughter immediately after she was born. Learn more about how Hope prepared her body to make milk for her child. You'll also hear the amazing story of how Hope and the birth mother worked together in the hospital to provide the very best nutrition for baby Estelle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:02

Healing with Breast Milk: The Topical Benefits

6/28/2019
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We know breast milk provides amazing nutrition and antibodies for our babies. But, did you know breast milk can be applied topically as well? That's right, it can even be used as a medicine to treat sores, cuts, infections and more! Today we're learning about the properties of our breast milk that make it so unique, as well as the many ways you can use it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:33

Breastfeeding for Adoptive Parents

6/21/2019
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Breastfeeding can look a lot different for adoptive parents. So, what are your options? Did you know you can induce lactation and breastfeed your baby without giving birth? Can you get a full milk supply? And what different ways can you help supplement? Today you’ll hear from two moms who induced lactation for their own adopted children. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:02

Unexpected Outcomes: When Baby Passes

6/14/2019
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There are no words to describe the feelings of loss a parent feels when they lose a child. Whether it's a miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death, it can be emotionally and physically devastating for the parents and loved ones. For pregnant or breastfeeding moms, another challenge may be what to do with your milk supply. How do you avoid becoming engorged should you choose to stop lactating? Also, what are your options when it comes to milk sharing and milk banking? Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:41:47

Successful Breastfeeding Stories: April King

6/7/2019
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We all have our own unique breastfeeding challenges. Overcoming those challenges and persevering can greatly empower you on your breastfeeding journey. April learned about her aggressive cancer just 11 days after giving birth to her fourth child. Determined to breastfeed her baby, April pumped and dumped her breast milk throughout her chemo treatments in order to keep her milk supply. This is her amazing story of strength and determination. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:29:15