Breastfeeding Blog & Breastfeeding Podcast

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 12: What Do You Really Need for Breastfeeding?

The breastfeeding market is exploding! There are so many products available and so this week on the podcast Barbara and Barb discuss what you really need for breastfeeding? Do you really need ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 11: How To Become an IBCLC

This week on the podcast, Barbara and Barb take on the topic of how to become and IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant). If you are an aspiring lactation consultant or think it ...

Filling a pail or lighting a fire?

When the days start to get cool, leaves start to fall, my bones tell me it is time to go back to school. Personally,  I spent 26 years going to school every fall from the time I was 5 until I was. ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 10: Pregnancy and Tandem Nursing

This week on the podcast, Barbara and Barb discuss pregnancy and tandem nursing. This is a topic that isn’t talked about much, but is happening more than we might think! Some people plan on ...

Dangers of milk sharing?

In The Dangers of the Milk Sharing Economy, the author points out that sometimes another mother’s breastmilk might not be safe for our babies based upon her 2013 study. Informal milk sharing ...

All Things Breastfeeding: World Breastfeeding Week Special

 Happy World Breastfeeding Week! How are you celebrating? This week Barbara and Barb chat about the benefits of breastfeeding along with the risks of formula feeding.  Also, Donald Trump made ...

Size matters! In breastfeeding?

Does it really? Get your mind out of the gutter! We are talking about breastfeeding. And yes! Surprisingly, size does matter in many ways for breastfeeding. Here are five examples. 1. Birth weight. ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 9: Nipple Shields

Nipple Shields! What are they and why might a breastfeeding mother need this tool? Barbara and Barb discuss all things nipple shields.     What is a nipple shield? Here’s a great ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 8: Tongue Tie with Dr. Alison Hazelbaker

This week on the podcast Barbara and Barb speak with expert Dr. Alison Hazelbaker about tongue tie. Dr. Hazelbaker’s original research on tongue-tie, done in 1993, has changed clinical ...

Help for Bottle Feeding Babies!

I just told my husband this morning, “I feel a blog coming on…” Checking through my google alerts this morning, I found a link to this article about adoptive breast feeding and ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 7: Breastfeeding Your Newborn Baby

This week on the podcast, we discuss breastfeeding the newborn baby. How much should a newborn baby breastfeed? Barbara and Barb dive into what is normal and how to tell your breastfed baby is doing ...