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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 and Drinking Alcohol

12/14/2018
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We're often told to avoid alcohol when breastfeeding. That's the "safe" answer, but it's not always practical. So, if you're going to have a drink, what do you need to know to protect your breast milk? How long should you wait to breastfeed your baby? How much alcohol is actually getting into your milk and how can that impact your baby? Can beer actually boost your milk supply? Plus, learn some alternatives to the dreaded "pump and dump". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:31:52

Partner Support with Project: Breastfeeding

12/7/2018
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A partner's support is crucial to a breastfeeding moms' sense of success. But partners who aren't lactating may find it difficult to understand their supporting role and know how to better assist their breastfeeding partner with the process. What can partners do prenatally and postpartum to increase the odds of meeting their breastfeeding goals? Today you'll learn all about a national campaign with the mission of de-stigmatizing public breastfeeding by education men and empowering...

Duration:00:46:05

GERD, Reflux and the Breastfed Baby

11/30/2018
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Gassy, fussy, grumpy babies! What can a breastfeeding mom do to help relieve this discomfort and make her baby feel more comfortable? What does typical gas and fussiness look like in a newborn baby? How are GERD and reflux diagnosed and how are these issues resolved? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:07

Essential Oils for Breastfeeding Moms

11/23/2018
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As a breastfeeding mom, it is sometimes difficult to find natural remedies for common ailments. Essential oils provide an alternative to medications found at the pharmacy, but many have ingredients that a breastfeeding mom wouldn't want to pass along to her baby. So, what exactly are essential oils and how are they made? How do you apply these oils? And what are the best essential oils to use for common ailments in your home? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:55

Breastfeeding Myths and Misconceptions: Milk Supply

11/16/2018
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There are some many myths and misconceptions about breastfeeding, especially when it comes to milk supply. We're answering some of your top questions including whether or not breast size can be used to gauge effective milk production. Does pumping output equal the same amount your baby is taking at the breast? Is colostrum really enough for your baby in the first few days? Plus, ways to increase milk supply after the first couple of weeks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:45:31

Coping with Cluster Feedings

11/9/2018
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It if seems like your baby always want to breastfeed, then your baby may be cluster feeding. Why do babies cluster feed? Could it be a sign of a growth spurt? What should you do if your baby is nursing non-stop? And how can cluster feedings impact milk supply? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:47

Breastfeeding Expectations: The 11th Month

11/2/2018
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We continue our series, Breastfeeding Expectations, where we follow three breastfeeding moms through the children's first year of life. At eleven months, what are they most of as a breastfeeding mom? What tips do they have for traveling with their babies? Plus, pumping at work and the process of partially weaning their babies to incorporate solid foods. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:14

Tongue Ties and Lip Ties: Symptoms, Treatment and Aftercare

10/26/2018
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Symptoms such as nipple pain, slow weight gain and a fussy baby may be signs that your child has a lip or a tongue tie. How can you tell if there's really an issue? What are your treatment options? And what does this mean for your breastfeeding relationship? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:46

Food and Cooking Tips for the Breastfeeding Mom

10/19/2018
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Finding time to feed yourself nutritious foods can be a struggle when you're a new mom. So, what exactly does your body need during this time to maintain and even enhance your milk supply? What specific foods are typically recommended for breastfeeding moms? Plus, we reveal our favorite go-to items for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:38

Breastfeeding Expectations: The 10th Month

10/12/2018
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We continue our series, Breastfeeding Expectations, where we follow three breastfeeding moms through the children's first year of life. At ten months, what's their favorite part about breastfeeding? What solids are their babies eating now? Are they supplementing with iron? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:36

How to NOT Need a Lactation Consultant

10/5/2018
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There are many things a breastfeeding mom can do to help herself on her journey- while she's pregnant and after the birth of her baby. What are some of the best ways to be successful at breastfeeding so you won't need the help of a lactation consultant? How can you medical team make or break your experience? And what situations put mothers at higher risk for needing assistance? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:15

Breastfeeding Criticism: When It's None of Their Business!

9/28/2018
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We all know that breastfeeding is natural and normal. It's also something that everyone seems to have an opinion about. Whether it's coming from your mother, or a complete stranger, breastfeeding criticism can be tough to endure. Why do they think it's ok to voice their opinion? How do you handle a potentially awkward situation? And can you prevent that situation from happening in the first place? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:26

Breastfeeding Expectations: The 9th Month

9/21/2018
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We continue our series, Breastfeeding Expectations, where we follow three breastfeeding moms through the children's first year of life. At nine months, what does their breastfeeding relationship look like? What is reverse cycling and how is it impacting one of our panelists? Plus, the challenge of keeping up your milk supply and maintaining a full-time job. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:06

Exclusive Pumping: The Basics

9/14/2018
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Despite every intention to breastfeed their babies, sometimes moms must look for alternatives, such as feeding their babies their expressed breast milk. What are the pros and cons for exclusively pumping? How can pumping impact a mother emotionally? Plus, how to choose the right parts to help make exclusive pumping work for you and your baby. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:15

Vitamin Supplements for the Breastfed Baby

9/7/2018
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Breast milk alone may not provide all the vitamins a growing baby needs. Sometimes pediatricians will recommend additional Vitamin D and iron. Why are these vitamins being recommended and what kind of effect does it have on mother and baby? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:19

Postpartum Depression and Breastfeeding-Friendly Treatments

8/31/2018
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More women develop postpartum depression each year than strokes, diabetes and breast cancer. If you're a breastfeeding mom, what choices do you have when it comes to treatment? Are there non-medicinal options that can effectively treat the problem? What roles do Omega 3 fatty acids, exercise and bright light therapy play? Our parents share what worked for them! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:08

Breastfeeding, Bedsharing and Sleep Training

8/24/2018
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For many mothers, breastfeeding is the best way to help soothe their little ones to sleep. How does this impact hot button topics such as bedsharing and sleep training? If you choose to share your bed, or co-sleep, how can you do it safely? What can you expect with sleep training and how can it impact the breastfeeding relationship you have with your child? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:52

Avoiding Booby Traps after a Hospital Birth

8/17/2018
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There are many decisions a pregnant woman makes about the birth of her child, yet it is the hospital she chooses that can directly impact her breastfeeding relationship. Why are some hospitals not as supportive of a woman's breastfeeding goals? What steps can you take to ensure you don't get booby-trapped? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:55

Holistic Practices that Support Lactation

8/10/2018
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Acupuncture and chiropractic are two ways in which a breastfeeding mom can support her own health and encourage her milk supply. What's involved in each of these procedures? How quickly can it impact milk supply? And how can treatment improve other postpartum symptoms? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:16

Breastfeeding Expectations: The 8th Month

8/3/2018
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We continue our series, Breastfeeding Expectations, where we follow three breastfeeding moms through the children's first year of life. At eight months, how do you deal with a distracted baby? Does a constantly distracted baby mean the baby is weaning herself from the breast? Plus, the challenges of pumping in the workplace. Do you feel boobytrapped? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:54