Blog & Podcast

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 ...

Travel, Work, and Breastfeeding

Excerpt from iLactate: Back to work phone app Traveling for work has special challenges when you are breastfeeding. Before Your Trip You will need to calculate about how much pumped breastmilk you ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 17: Air Travel for Working and Breastfeeding Mothers

This week on the podcast Barbara and Barb continue talking about traveling for breastfeeding mothers. Air travel for working moms is a common reality for many woman who are breastfeeding. There are a ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 16: Breastfeeding During The Holiday Season

This week on the podcast, Barbara and Barb chat about breastfeeding during the holidays! This time of year can be such a joyous season, but can also come with a lot of stress when you have young ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 15: Breastfeeding and Medications

This week on the podcast Barbara and Barb chat about breastfeeding and medication safety. We share wonderful resources so that you can make informed health care decisions. In the news this week: ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 14: Bottle Feeding Your Baby

This week’s podcast episode is for everyone- Bottle feeding breast milk or formula feeding alike. ┬áLearning how to bottle feed your baby whether you choose to breastfeed or formula feed is ...

Who’s making you feel guilty?

I am tired of hearing about people feeling guilty, others trying to make you feel guilty, guilt trips, I am sick of guilt! How many of us feel guilty about decisions that we have made, or actions ...

Is Similac stereotyping? Or just all about judging us?

As you can imagine, I have not been thrilled with Similac’s new ad campaign, “the Sisterhood of Motherhood”. They say we should not judge one another, all parents need support, not ...