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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 64: How Formula Marketing Disrupts Breastfeeding

formula Feb 23, 2022
 

Today's episode is fresh off the mic, covering the latest presentation and report from the World Health Organization on the $55 billion a year formula industry. The marketing practices of formula companies are exploitative, do not provide informed choice, and prey on the vulnerabilities of new mothers. To be clear, we are discussing the marketing of formula--not the product itself.

In this episode you'll hear:

  • How formula companies market their products (it's not always obvious)
  • Why formula marketing is a problem
  • The real world impact of overuse of formula
  • Ways we can work to change the problems with formula marketing

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Episode 57: This Week in Breastfeeding - September 29, 2021

 

In this new weekly series, Jacqueline Kincer is giving you a run-down of the latest and greatest news, announcements, celebrity gossip, and more--and it's all related to breastfeeding! If you want to know what the latest studies say, get reviews on the newest products, find out about policy changes, or anything else that's relevant to you as a breastfeeding mom or professional, then tune in every week to TWiB (This Week in Breastfeeding) on Breastfeeding Talk.

In this episode, you'll hear:

  • My thoughts on the latest news about Tylenol use during pregnancy
  • Updates on early introduction of formula and food allergies
  • Addressing some of the myths about the COVID-19 vaccines during lactation

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Episode 50: Baby Formula--Is It Bad??

 

I get tons of questions about baby formula as a Lactation Consultant. There are SO many myths, beliefs, feelings, and miscommunications around this very sensitive topic. 

I don't believe in the formula vs. breastmilk debate and I will NOT participate in that dichotomy. It is unhealthy, neglects the needs of families, and fuels the "mommy wars" movement.

What I am here to advocate is that formula is used safely, without fear, and that it isn't seen as an enemy to breastfeeding.

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Episode 46: Breastfeeding & Infant Feeding in International Perspective with Mia Smith, RD

africa diet formula hiv Mar 31, 2021
 

In this eye-opening conversation with Mia Smith, Registered Dietician, we explore the healthcare and feeding disparities in South Africa. Mia is studying to become an IBCLC and has a breadth of experience in both middle-class and low-income environments across her country. In developing areas where families have little access to food, water, electricity, and healthcare, many challenges to breastfeeding, maternal diet, and infant feeding occur. Mia shares with us the things that are happening in her country and the many ways she and her colleagues work to engender improving outcomes.

In this episode, you'll hear:

  • The importance of safe infant formula feeding (no matter where you live)
  • Why we really should wait 6 months to introduce complementary foods to our babies
  • Considerations for HIV-positive mothers and breastfeeding
  • How "Fed Is Best" is a privilege, not a message of support
  • SO much more!!

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