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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 ...

All Things Breastfeeding 63: Melissa’s Breastfeeding Story

Another breastfeeding story! This one is particularly dear to Barbara’s heart. Melissa came to see Barbara after the birth of her first baby and was struggling with her rate of breastmilk ...

All Things Breastfeeding 62: Updated COVID updates

Here are our COVID updates! Barbara accidently published the unedited version of this podcast! Here is the edited version. Sorry! Jessica COVID updates Jessica is at home with her two your children ...

All Things Breastfeeding 61: Conversation with Laurel Wilson IBCLC!

A conversation with Laurel Wilson IBCLC! Yes, we were lucky enough that Laurel Wilson IBCLC reached out to us to do a podcast. We have been big fans of Laurel for a number of years. I attended a talk ...

All Things Breastfeeding 60: Your Breastfeeding Support Network

What is your breastfeeding support network? Who do you need in this team? Partners Partners are a critical player in your breastfeeding support network. A partner can make or break a breastfeeding ...

All Things Breastfeeding 59: Lauren’s Breastfeeding Story

A new breastfeeding story! Lauren is a very experienced breastfeeding mother. She joins us today with baby Luke today to talk about her breastfeeding story. She has nursed four children! When you ...

All Things Breastfeeding 58: Part 2 Jessica’s Story- Not latching baby!

Caleb not latching? Oh no! We continue Jessica’s breastfeeding story. Please don’t worry, it has a happy ending! We ended with Jessica in the pit of despair and Caleb not latching. Even ...

All Things Breastfeeding 57: Part 1 Jessica’s 2nd Breastfeeding Story

Jessica’s second breastfeeding story is a dozy! When we have our second baby we think, well this has to be easier than the first time. Right? In Jessica’s case this was not true! Her ...

All Things Breastfeeding 56: New Breast Pumps

New Breast Pumps? What are these new pumps? Jessica and Barbara are going to talk about two types of relatively new pumps that are on the market now. We wanted to make sure that these pumps were ...

Haakaa Survey: For Parents, For Professionals

The Haakaa The Haakaa is new tool for breastfeeding families and our profession. The research on this tool does not exist at this point in time. The purpose of these surveys is to get a sense of how ...

All Things Breastfeeding 55: Is it time to wean your baby?

Know when it’s time to wean your baby is not always easy. When is it time to wean your baby? Only you get to decide! Once a baby is over six months of age you can start to get pressure from ...

Differences between breastmilk and formula

People often ask me what are the differences between breastmilk and formula? The short answer: a million. The long answer: are you ready for a whole lot of science? Often I will write about the ...