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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

Supplementation? This week on the podcast Barbara and Barb discuss the ins and outs of supplementation. When is it necessary, and when might it not be necessary? We also discuss how to appropriately ...

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 ...