Blog & Podcast

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 ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 13: Breastfeeding Without Birthing with Alyssa Schnell

This week on the podcast, we have a wonderful interview to share with you. Alyssa Schnell IBCLC has a special place in her heart for helping mothers through adoption and surrogacy to breastfeed their ...

Is breastfeeding in public dangerous?

Dangerous? Nursing in public? Give me a moment to explain. In the USA, many people strongly disapprove of breastfeeding in public. And they feel very free to share their opinions to these mothers. No ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 12: What Do You Really Need for Breastfeeding?

The breastfeeding market is exploding! There are so many products available and so this week on the podcast Barbara and Barb discuss what you really need for breastfeeding? Do you really need ...

All Things Breastfeeding Episode 11: How To Become an IBCLC

This week on the podcast, Barbara and Barb take on the topic of how to become and IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant). If you are an aspiring lactation consultant or think it ...