Blog & Podcast

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My blog…What to say?  First of all, a disclaimer.  This blog is not to be used in place of medical advice from your health care practitioner.  I will try and be clear about what is my ...

Why Women Really Quit Breastfeeding

Why Women Really Quit Breastfeeding When we talk about the reasons mothers quit breastfeeding in the early weeks those reasons are pain and worried about having enough breastmilk. However, after ...

Hospitals Preventing Formula Feeding?

Hospitals preventing formula feeding? Are formula manufacturers just writing these articles themselves now? I have never had a hospital refuse to feed a crying newborn for 6 days. I am not saying ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 43: Jessica’s Working and Breastfeeding Story

Jessica’s Working and Breastfeeding Story! We are adding a new type of podcast to our collection beginning with our new intern Jessica! We have been having mothers share their breastfeeding ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 42: Breastfeeding Missions

Breastfeeding Missions? What does this mean? I, Barbara Robertson, want to make Breastfeeding Missions a reality! I have always worked on giving back to the community. I have been hosting a weekly, ...

Breastfeeding and Depression: Where is the balance?

Breastfeeding and depression? I just read this article about breastfeeding and depression from the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. May 2nd is World Maternal Mental Health Day. I have actually been ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 41: Barbara’s Journey to how to become an IBCLC

How to become an IBCLC? This week Barbara and Barb talk about Barbara’s journey to becoming an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant)! Some people think because the IBCLC ...

6 Ways Blogs Make It Hard to Breastfeed: Breastfeeding Miss-information and more!

I just read the blog, 6 Conditions That Can Make It Hard to Breastfeed According to Science. Of course, the word science caught my eye! I love science about breastfeeding! So, what did it say? Here ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 39: Breastfeeding Story: Dawn

As promised, we are back in business and Dawn is going to be sharing her breastfeeding story. Dawn’s work with babies has led her down paths she didn’t expect. Isn’t this often the ...

Breastfeeding: Helping to level the playing field

Breastfeeding: Helping to level the playing field… What does this mean? Here is one of my favorite quotes to help explain: “Breastfeeding is a natural “safety net” against the ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 40: Breastfeeding Podcast Update

Barb is getting ready to take her IBCLC exam in April and I have been busy doing other things besides creating a breastfeeding podcast! But we are back to making our breastfeeding podcast! I am being ...

Why mothers “fail” at breastfeeding: Unresolved breast feeding pain

How about this for a starting point, “Scientists know more about what’s in a tomato than what’s in human milk, according to Katie Hinde, a lactation researcher and associate ...