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Episode 61: Breastfeeding Multiples with Lindsay Castiglione BS, IBCLC

 

In today's episode we have Lindsay Castiglione sharing her incredible perspective & knowledge with us about breastfeeding multiples. Although there has been great growth toward society supporting & normalizing breastfeeding, there is still a huge need for resources in the multiples community.

There are a few areas of early lactation that are vital to success with multiples, but these areas are not often covered in-depth during traditional prenatal breastfeeding classes. We discuss how so many multiples born preterm or premature, so we need a solid focus on bringing in a milk supply even if our babies are not strong, effective nursers. Often this means completely bringing in a supply with a hospital grade pump, or if babies are older, letting them practice but immediately following with a short pumping session to stimulate supply.

We talk about preterm babies (with 50% of twins born between 35-37w, triplets and even earlier) and the common issues like low blood...

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Episode 59: Working, Traveling & Pumping with Karlee Vincent

pumping travel work Oct 21, 2021
 

Today we are joined by Karlee Vincent, founder of the Traveling Milk Truck. Karlee is a millennial mom who has co-managed technology company events for 100,000 attendees, while struggling to breastfeed in airplanes and hotels on the road. Her persistence led to new policies, including breast milk shipments sent across country to a mom’s home at company expense. She also helped to establish a mothers' room, a private space for nursing moms at every company conference. Her passionate for creating a community that changes our culture in a positive way for nursing moms is loud and clear in her interview.

Karlee's book-in-progress is a guide to help moms create the best workplace situations for themselves and their babies. Karlee lives near San Francisco with her husband and daughters.

In today's show we discuss:

  • Finding allyship and cultivating kindness in the workplace while pumping
  • Breastfeeding on the road and in airplanes
  • Advocating for yourself as a breastfeeding...
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Episode 55: Mom Journey - Working, Tongue Ties, and Breastmilk Storage w/ Lisa Myers

 

Lisa Myers is a working mom of 2 sharing with use her journey through breastfeeding. With her daughter she made it to six months of breastfeeding and supplementing with formula. Then with her son she found out he had a tongue tie and ended up getting it treated. Lisa also shares with us what it was like to return to work. From her experiences, she learned a lot about storing breastmilk and has now created a revolutionary product for storing breastmilk.

Born in Canada, Lisa spent her childhood on a 200-acre hay and cattle farm outside Spokane, Washington, where she and her brother helped out with harvesting crops, caring for the animals and other seasonal work.  

Several years later, Lisa was all grown up and running political campaigns in New Jersey and serving as an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia.  

Lisa got married, started a family and works for an international law firm. Like almost every mom Lisa knows, she found breastfeeding incredibly...

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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 25: Breastfeeding & Going Back to Work with Debi Yadegari

laws milk supply pumping work Aug 05, 2020
 

In this episode we are diving deep into the challenges and triumphs that breastfeeding mothers face when they return to work outside the home. Our guest expert is Debi Yadegari, Founder and CEO of Villyge, an employer-paid benefit for working parents that amongst other things, provides corporate lactation support. She brings a wealth of information to us that you don't want to miss if you know you'll be resuming work--or even if you already have!

In this episode, you'll hear:

  • The laws and regulations that protect your rights to pump while at work
  • Common pitfalls breastfeeding moms face when leaving the home
  • How to set yourself up for work-life-breastfeeding balance success

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