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Episode 68: Biggest Mistakes I Made While Breastfeeding

mom journey Jun 01, 2022
 

In today’s episode, Jacqueline reveals some of the biggest mistakes she made while breastfeeding and how she overcame them. 

From not recognizing signs of ties to being influenced by the internet, Jacqueline pushed through multiple obstacles that make up her breastfeeding journey. She didn’t wean her son during pregnancy but felt guilty for weaning her daughter too soon, Jacqueline realized that every baby is different and every nursing journey doesn’t have to be identical.

In the end, are these really ‘mistakes’ or are these just ‘lessons’ that every mom goes through? 

In today's show we discuss:

  • How a lack of knowledge and incorrect information can alter your breastfeeding journey, and where to seek proper support
  • Mom brain and denial are a real thing and should not be ignored
  • The importance of setting boundaries in your nursing journey and self-care
  • Knowing when to wean and when to pump and how to go about it ...
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Episode 67: Parent Journey: Prince & Heidi Sabena (Part 2)

 

In today’s episode, we continue Prince and Heidi’s parent journey with their daughter, Ruby while living in Africa. We come to the resolution of their breastfeeding journey and how they finally got help and sought the answers they needed. 

Jacqueline discusses the dynamic between Prince & Heidi, their marriage, and their journey as co-parents going through this entire process together. Prince tells his perspective on the entire process and balancing breastfeeding and formula. The couple also looks back on the entire process.

In today's show we discuss:

  • Researching options for surgery and recovery therapy
  • Coming to terms with what needs to be done for Ruby
  • Moving through Ruby’s surgery and post op
  • Therapy, stretches, and recovery
  • How Ruby is doing today and looking back on their experience
  • Moving through balancing formula and breastfeeding 

A Glance at This Episode:

  • [2:09] Heidi and Prince realize they need to start researching other...
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Episode 66: Parent Journey: Prince & Heidi Sabena (Part 1)

 

In today’s episode, we talk about Prince and Heidi’s parent journey with their daughter, Ruby while living in Africa. Prince and Heidi share their adventures of breastfeeding and what it’s like to deliver a baby in a third-world country during a pandemic.

This is a story of tongue and lip ties, an incredible marriage, and perseverance. Stay tuned for part two to finish out their story, see what ended up happening to Ruby, and how things are today. 

In today's show we discuss:

  • A c-section and a NICU stay during a pandemic in a developing country
  • Overcoming exhaustion with a colicky baby
  • Pumping and breastfeeding with limited access to supplies
  • A father’s role and sacrifice for his baby

A Glance at This Episode:

  • [2:34] Prince & Heidi’s introduction
  • [7:46] Ruby’s c-section at 35 weeks gestation
  • [10:50] How they got a pump and what was available to them
  • [13:17] Bringing Ruby home and beginning their breastfeeding journey
  • [17:15]...
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Episode 63: Medications During Lactation with Dr. Leslie Southard

 

Dr. Leslie Southard  is the  owner of The Lactation Pharmacist and is here to share her incredible expertise with us about what types of medications & supplements can transfer into breastmilk & how it happens. We are debunking ALL the myths today, so pay close attention! She also shares her harrowing journey of nursing her daughter through chemotherapy.

LINKS:

My Website
Follow @holisticlactation on Instagram

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Episode 53: Mom Journey - Untying Oral Tethers w/ Cassandra Thompson

mom journey tongue tie Aug 08, 2021
 

Cassandra Thompson is the mother to Mari, a mom advocate, and creator of the Unbound Network. Cassandra is here today to share with us her non-medical perspective of ties as a mom who has experiences a lot of unnecessary obstacles to breastfeeding her child.

Cassandra began sharing her journey with her daughter on Instagram just two months ago, but already she's putting into words so many of the struggles parents of children with tongue, lip and buccal ties face.

We explore Mari's issues with ties from birth until her current age of 14 months. And the journey isn't over yet! Cassandra shares the emotional aspect, the practical challenges, the complexity of finding the right treatment, and so much more. Her story is her own, so it may not be what yours is or will be like.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • The most common issues with getting ties diagnosed and treated
  • Why bodywork is important
  • What to expect when your baby has ties
  • Tips for navigating medical gaslighting

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Episode 52: Mom Journey - Breastmilk Donor to Breastmilk Recipient

 

On this episode, we invited Keira Chojnacki to share her breastfeeding journey with her four kiddos. She has been a breastmilk donor, and also a milk donation recipient. Her journey is very unique and diverse.

Keira became a mom at 20 years old. Right after her first baby was born, the first latch was magical. She had a fairly easy breastfeeding journey with her son and was able to donate 400oz of milk when he son was just 3-4 months old.

When her son was 1 year old, she decided to get a breast reduction and continued to give her son the stored breastmilk she had saved up after that. Two years later, Keira gave birth to her second son who ended up in the NICU for an entire month. She started out exclusively pumping and was able to make enough milk for him. She ultimately weaned at 3 months though because it was too difficult to maintain pumping with her two children and everything she had going on in her life.

With her daughter, Keira really wanted to try breastfeeding again....

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Episode 48: Breastfeeding Advice from Fellow Moms

 

In today's episode, Jacqueline is sharing the advice fellow breastfeeding moms gave on a recent Instagram post asking, "If you could tell fellow breastfeeding moms one thing, what would it be?" The answers were impressive, wise, deep, and comforting. Listen in to hear what other moms have learned on their own breastfeeding journeys. Their message of support is needed!

LINKS:

My Website

Connect with me on Instagram & Facebook!

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Episode 40: This Week in Breastfeeding - Feb 12, 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:

  • The latest research about COVID-19 and breastfeeding
  • Katy Perry's experience with breastfeeding
  • New UK guidelines for perinatal health
  • Challenges with supporting breastfeeding
  • My new herbal lactation supplement, Advanced Lactation Formula

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Episode 38: This Week in Breastfeeding - Feb 5, 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:

  • New research on the immune benefits of breastfeeding
  • Additional information about COVID-19 infections and vaccinations
  • Exclusive pumping pros and cons
  • Postpartum depression and breastfeeding correlation
  • Heavy metals found in baby food products


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Episode 36: This Week in Breastfeeding - Jan 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:

  • New policies that support working mothers
  • Recent studies showing even more benefits to moms & babies re: breastfeeding
  • Mothers sharing their own personal experiences around breastfeeding in public and the workplace
  • COVID-19 vaccine updates for breastfeeding moms

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