Blog & Podcast

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 ...

All Things Breastfeeding: Barb’s Breastfeeding Story

This week on the podcast we are sharing another breastfeeding story. Barb shares her experience with her first son Liam.     Check out Liam’s heart shaped tongue. This is one of the ...

All Things Breastfeeding: Barbara’s Breastfeeding Story

We are excited to bring our first breastfeeding story this week! Barbara, Owner and IBCLC at The Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor shares the story of her first breastfeeding journey.   Thank ...

All Things Breastfeeding: Special Announcement

We have a special announcement! We are going to start featuring breastfeeding stories on the podcast in addition to our regular informational shows! We are so excited to share these with our ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 20: Supplementation

This week on the podcast Barbara and Barb discuss supplementation. When is it necessary, and when might it not be necessary? We also discuss how to appropriately supplement your baby, if it is in ...

Breastfeeding: Baby’s First Milestone? Food for Thought

I have a master’s degree in education and have always been fascinated with child development. When young children are growing, they move from the concrete thinking to the abstract. ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 19: Milk Sharing

Sharing breastmilk is not a new idea, but it is being discussed more and more these days. Milk sharing can be done both formally and informally and we will chat about both in this episode.   ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 18: Tips For Engorgement

This week on the podcast we share quick tips for engorgement. Although completely normal after birth when colostrum is transitioning to mature milk, it can be painful to deal with. Let us help you. ...

Children, the gift that keeps on giving

My children have changed my life. For the better. I know when they are little, having children can be relentless. It is exhausting. They need things all the time. They don’t sleep well. Not ...