The All Things Breastfeeding Podcast is a program for both new and experienced mothers alike. Barbara D. Robertson, IBCLC and Barbara Demske RN, BSN “The Barbs” share their thoughts and information on All Things Breastfeeding. From basics, resources, birth to weaning, working and pumping, and everything in between, there is no breastfeeding topic off limits including current events in the breastfeeding world.
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To learn more about Barbara D. Robertson, IBCLC and The Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor visit http://www.bfcaa.com
All Things Breastfeeding Episode 78: Liz’s Breastfeeding and Induced Lactation Story
This one is so special! Liz shares her journey of growing her family via a gestational surrogate, and how she induced lactation to bring in her own milk supply! Jessica hosted, and said “beautiful” and “oh my gosh” more times than you can count throughout this amazing story of strength, support, and love for baby Eve and Liz‘s…
All Things Breastfeeding Episode 77: Plugged Ducts and Mastitis New Protocol
New Mastitis protocol? Yes, the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine has added a new protocol, #36, the Mastitis Protocol. Actually, it is updated but the ideas in it are so revolutionary, it may as well be new! Dr. Katrina Mitchell was a major force behind these changes. She had noticed in her clinic as a Breastfeeding…
All Things Breastfeeding Episode 76: Sarah’s Breastfeeding Story
Sarah’s breastfeeding story Sometimes it is so nice to just hear a positive breastfeeding story! We tend to hear more about the how things went wrong instead of right. Sarah is lucky enough to have a lot of family support and access to lactation help when she needed it, so guess what? She reached her…
All Things Breastfeeding 75: Best Education Principles
Barbara is joined by Nancy Mohrbacher to talk about education, particularly about professional lactation education. In the field of education, the traditional method of lecture and Power Point stills dominates the trainings that are available. Research has show over and over again that this is one of the most non-effective ways to help people learn.…
All Things Breastfeeding 74: Our North Stars
My work is extremely important to me and is a perfect fit for all of my beliefs and my personality. To me, what we do here at the Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor is to help families either become more attached to their babies (hopefully through breastfeeding but sometimes this isn’t possible) and also help…
All Things Breastfeeding 73: Doulas and Breastfeeding?
Yes! Yes! Yes! We say birth and postpartum doulas are the front line defenders of breastfeeding along with nurses and midwives! I believe that the explosion of doulas in Detroit, MI is one of main reasons for this incredibly, too long time in coming change: “According to Michigan Department of Health and Human Services data,…
Forget every stereotype you’ve heard about breastfeeding and lactation consultants. Barbara and Jessica are compassionate, knowledgeable and helpful in every feeding situation. Whether you are a soon-to-be-parent, in the midst of a baby feeding journey or just interested in breastfeeding and babies, they will have great information for you!
I love this podcast. It’s by far the best breastfeeding podcast. I love listening to it and getting tips for my breastfeeding journey.
Highly recommended for new or expectant moms. This podcast presents facts so you can decide what’s right for you. It also helps clarify some of the less commonly discussed issues. It gave me confidence to deal with some of the recommendations by our not-so-breastfeeding-supportive pediatrician and helped me continue with my breastfeeding journey.