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Episode 87: Infant Oral Development with Kelsey Baker

 

In this episode, Jacqueline is joined by Kelsey Baker, a Pediatric Occupational Therapist specializing in infant oral development. Jacqueline and Kelsey cover infant feeding, breastfeeding, oral ties, pacifiers and cups, and so much more.

Kelsey is a mom of 2, and uses her personal and professional experience to help families reach their feeding goals and tries to set babies up for lifelong health. This episode explores the first-year milestones from an occupational therapist’s point of view. 

 

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • Kelsey’s journey, how she got started in occupational therapy and what exactly is an OT
  • What occupational therapists look for when they assess your infant and some things to look out for in development
  • How ties affect the entire body and why you want to get them assessed.
  • Tips on teething and starting solids from an OT view
  • Which cups, pacifiers, and bottles are best and which are not recommended

 

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Episode 82: Food Allergies & Breastfeeding

 

In this episode, Jacqueline is joined by Dr. David Stukus to talk about common misconceptions when it comes to infants and allergies. Dr. Stukus is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Allergy/Immunology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is a member of the Board of Regents for the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the Social Media Editor and host of the podcast series for the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and is one of twelve invited members for the Joint Task Force for Practice Parameters for Allergy/Immunology.

This episode covers everything from baby acne, eczema, rashes, colic, reflux and poop issues. Dr. Dave Stukus discusses where peanut allergies, food allergies and food intolerances stem from and how to prevent them. He also talks about celiac disease, introducing solid foods, lactose intolerance and cow's milk protein issues.

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Episode 77: My Top Tools for Breastfeeding

 

In today’s episode, Jacqueline combines her clinical expertise with her personal experience to bring you her top tools for breastfeeding. She’ll clear up some myths about these common breastfeeding tools, as well as teach you how to use them properly. She also goes through some popular brands and compares them for you. 

If you are a new mom, or an expecting mom and you’re wondering what tools you need in your bag, this is definitely an episode for you. Even if you’re an experienced breastfeeding mom, this episode is so helpful to help clear up some myths and how these very common tools are intended to be used. 

In today's show, we discuss:

  • World breastfeeding week and why it’s so important in today’s culture
  • Manual pumps vs. silicone breast pumps
  • Brands of electric pumps on the market today
  • Why some electric pumps can be detrimental to your milk supply
  • How pumping bras significantly help pumping moms
  • The best...
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Episode 75: Top 5 Breastfeeding Myths That Need to Stop

breastfeeding myths Jul 20, 2022
 

In today’s episode, Jacqueline addresses the top five breastfeeding myths that need to stop once and for all. These myths are blasted all over social media with incorrect information for new moms to consume unknowingly. 

Jacqueline gets in-depth with each myth and shares facts and scientific studies on why these myths are incorrect and just plain wrong.

In today's show, we discuss:

  • Pain during breastfeeding
  • Physical changes to your breasts
  • Galactagogues and herbs during breastfeeding
  • Nursing your baby to sleep and attachment parenting
  • Breastfeeding after your child gets teeth

 

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  • [4:38] Why breastfeeding would be painful and what to do about it if you are experiencing pain
  • [10:28 What really causes physical changes to your breasts
  • [14:59] Jacqueline covers the ins and outs of galactagogues and herbs
  • [20:48] Nursing your baby to sleep, why it’s normal
  • [26:17] Why breastfeeding after your...
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