Blog & Podcast

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 ...

Is a lip tie real?

Tongue tie, lip tie, oh my! What to do about a possible lip tie? I just finished reading Why Upper Lip-Tie Isn’t a Thing Please don’t slam me for this title! I didn’t write it! I am ...

Increasing breastmilk?

As an IBCLC,one of the most common reasons mothers come to see me is that they are worried about their rate of breastmilk production. Increasing breastmilk. Notice my terminology. RATE of breastmilk ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 38: Taking A Prenatal Breastfeeding Class

Breastfeeding class? Why take one? Today’s episode is just a quick informational show on the importance of taking a breastfeeding class before you have your baby! A little knowledge can go a ...

All Things Breastfeeding Podcast Episode 37: Breastfeeding and Dentistry

Breastfeeding and dentistry? What do teeth have to do with breastfeeding? This week on the podcast Barbara and Barb discuss breastfeeding and dentistry. Is there any truth to the idea that ...

All Things Breastfeeding Podcast Episode 36 : Breastfeeding and Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression can happen to any women, no matter how much she wanted her baby, no matter what her socioeconomic status. This week on the podcast, Barbara and Barb talk about postpartum ...