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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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,…
All Things Breastfeeding 72: 7 Must Know Changes in the Field of Lactation–A Conversation with Nancy Mohrbacher
In 2020 Nancy Mohrbacher published her latest book, Breastfeeding Answers, 2nd Edition. We jokingly call this book BA2 and it is one of the most important books in the field of lactation. I was honored that Nancy was willing to co-host a professional book group with me. I had hosted two other book groups before,…
All Things Breastfeeding 71: Miriam’s Story- Exclusively Pumping
So sorry for the delays in podcasts! COVID has done a real number on me and I have been struggling to get tasks done that are not critical. Jessica and I are committed to recording and releasing more often! Thank you for your patience. Barbara Back in May 2022 I got this email: “I don’t…
All Things Breastfeeding 70: Anna’s Breastfeeding Story- Breastfeeding Twins!
Breastfeeding twins? Yes! Sometimes you feel like breastfeeding one baby is almost impossible but then you have TWO babies! Anna shares her story about how she is successfully breastfeeding her twins. It was not easy but also achievable with the right help and support. When you have babies who are early, even a little bit,…
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.