Blog & Podcast

Summer secrets: whole foods vs. processed

Summer is the time when our food choices here in Ann Arbor explode. We have at least six weekly, local farm markets in the area that offer a great variety of local produce and products. It is a time ...

All Things Breastfeeding: Laura’s Breastfeeding Story

This week on the podcast, Laura is sharing her breastfeeding story. Laura faced many challenges including having a baby who was small for gestational age at birth.   Thank you so much for ...

Who is the real enemy?

I just read a blog by Alison Stuebe about the World Health Organization and formula companies. She makes an important point about who, we as breastfeeding advocates, are fighting. We are not fighting ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 23: Nursing Strikes

This week on the podcast we discuss nursing strikes. What is a nursing strike? How should you deal with a nursing strike? Also, find out what product Barbara and Barb are really excited about! Show ...

All Things Breastfeeding: Lindsay’s Breastfeeding Story

This week on the podcast we share another breastfeeding story! Lindsay shares her journey breastfeeding Jack who was born 2 months premature. Do you want to share your breastfeeding story? Please ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 22: Nutrition for the Breastfeeding Mother

This week on the podcast we chat about nutrition for the breastfeeding mother. Does a nursing mom need to follow a special diet? We will tell you what we think! Shownotes: Learn how to make your own ...

A magic pill?

A substance that is so powerful that it is truly life changing, life saving. And we can make it ourselves for free? If the benefits from breastfeeding were packaged in a pill, remember breastfeeding ...

All Things Breastfeeding: Barb’s Second Breastfeeding Story

This week on the podcast, Intern Barb shares her second breastfeeding story. Barb’s second breastfeeding experience had some hurdles to overcome, including tongue tie and bottle refusal. Here ...

3rd Annual Miracle Stroll in Ann Arbor!

To all of my readers, Thank you so much for being part of The Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor! Even if all you have ever done is read one of our posts, we are glad we have been able to be part of ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 21: Introducing Solids

This week on the Podcast we are sharing our results from a recent survey on introduction of solids! We had over 500 participants and we are excited to share with you! Although we were promoting meat ...

What do Mothers really need for breastfeeding success?

I have been thinking about this question a lot. Not only am I an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant), but I do professional training in lactation skills, and I mentor interns ...