21 episodes

Welcome to BIRTH, BABIES & BOOB BUSINESS by Milk Diva, where we have fun while pulling back the curtain and sharing little-known facts from across the birth profession, in an effort to create a more collaborative approach to maternal-child health while building sustainable businesses and empowered families.We discuss all things birth, breastfeeding, bottle feeding, tongue tie, pacifiers and everything in between.If you are a Doula or Birth Professional supporting newborn feeding grab your FREE swipe file and save tons of time while offering expert feeding tips to your clients.If you are PREGNANT grab your FREE 11 page breastfeeding survival guide here -->https://view.flodesk.com/pages/60c21438a1394150b078136aIf you are a DOULA OR BIRTH PROFESSIONAL get your free Newborn Feeding Swipe File here --> https://www.milkdiva.com/newbornfeeding ww.milkdiva.com

Birth, Babies & Boob Business by Milk Diva Naiomi S. Catron RNC-OB, IBCLC

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Welcome to BIRTH, BABIES & BOOB BUSINESS by Milk Diva, where we have fun while pulling back the curtain and sharing little-known facts from across the birth profession, in an effort to create a more collaborative approach to maternal-child health while building sustainable businesses and empowered families.We discuss all things birth, breastfeeding, bottle feeding, tongue tie, pacifiers and everything in between.If you are a Doula or Birth Professional supporting newborn feeding grab your FREE swipe file and save tons of time while offering expert feeding tips to your clients.If you are PREGNANT grab your FREE 11 page breastfeeding survival guide here -->https://view.flodesk.com/pages/60c21438a1394150b078136aIf you are a DOULA OR BIRTH PROFESSIONAL get your free Newborn Feeding Swipe File here --> https://www.milkdiva.com/newbornfeeding ww.milkdiva.com

    Episode 20: Crying, Gas, Colic Oh My!

    Episode 20: Crying, Gas, Colic Oh My!

    Do you want to learn more about what kind of things could be causing your baby to 😭 cry? Is it gas pain, or reflux?  Should I switch my diet or start a formula?  How much spit-up is normal? Listen to this episode where I dive into some of the reasons your baby may be crying so much or looking so uncomfortable.

    Mentioned in this episode:
    Learn how to hand express and provide colostrum https://firstdroplets.com/ Episode 11 (All about choosing the right formula) https://www.buzzsprout.com/1885195/10208234 Episode 18 (All about baby allergies, poop & toots) https://www.buzzsprout.com/1885195/11364829Bottle Feeding Tips: https://www.instagram.com/milk_diva/guide/bottle-feeding-secrets/17908829275980512/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&utm_campaign=&utm_medium= 

    • 31 min
    Ep 19: Reasons for Low Milk Supply

    Ep 19: Reasons for Low Milk Supply

    Ever wonder why you struggled with a low milk supply?  Wanna know if pumping all the time will ever come to an end?… Is triple feeding necessary? Are you 🤰🏽 pregnant and worried about having a low milk supply? Have you been told, “Some people just can't make enough milk and that's why we have formula….”

    Have you been pumping a million times per day and still only getting a few ounces of milk?
    Are you looking for answers about your milk supply?
    Low milk supply can be an intensely , frustrating and triggering experience. Please take a few minutes out of your day and listen to episode 19, to learn the truths about low milk supply and how to properly support people in this situation.
    Please pay it forward and share it with other parents and professionals who support breastfeeding families.

    Mentioned in this episode:
    https://www.instagram.com/lowsupplymom/
    https://www.instagram.com/lowmilksupplyfoundation/ 
    https://www.instagram.com/igtandlowmilksupply/

    • 31 min
    Ep 18: Baby Toots, Poop, Spit-up and your Diet

    Ep 18: Baby Toots, Poop, Spit-up and your Diet

    Is your baby constantly crying, won’t sleep, has major spit-up and weird poop,  yet it feels like no one can offer you sound, consistent, evidence-based advice?  Have you considered removing gassy foods from your diets like broccoli or cauliflower?
    WAIT!!!!  STOP!!
    Our special guest, Robyn Price is a Pediatric Registered Dietitian and Certified Breastfeeding Specialist who focuses on helping parents solve their baby’s gas, reflux, and colic problems in the “baby-led” way using her unique background by helping both mom’s diet and baby’s feeding.
    So before you start switching your diet or feeling freaked out that there is something super wrong with you or your baby, please take a deep breath, grab a coffee and listen in as Robyn spills the tea on all things baby poop, gas, and diet.

    Robyn Price, RD, CBS
    Website: https://breastfeedingdietitian.com/ 
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/breastfeeding.dietitian/
    Free Guide to Sensitivity Signs https://view.flodesk.com/pages/61562eb0f88d548e68f5bae4
    Root Cause Remedy Class: https://workshops.breastfeedingdietitian.com/f/ss-evergreen

    Please also consider visiting: https://www.instagram.com/the.lactation.dietitian/

    • 46 min
    Ep 17: Should I Hire a Doula?

    Ep 17: Should I Hire a Doula?

    The goal of this episode is to educate parents & professionals on why they might choose to work with a Doula, how to select a doula and when they should start their search. We also share tips on what makes a doula great and what kinds of things you should be weary of. 


    Based in Austin, Brenda Marlin has been helping families find their own path to parenthood since 2003. She is a certified birth and postpartum doula, certified lactation support counselor, and a childbirth educator. With a loving mama’s heart and a gift for listening deeply, Brenda offers nurturing, non-judgmental, compassionate, inclusive care, individualized for your family’s needs and values. She helps you create your perfect birth and postpartum team, guides you to tap into your own strength and voice, and empowers you to make the best choices for yourself and your growing family. 

    She lives in South Austin with her wife, Joye, and her offspring, Madelyn, Lizzie, Rachel, and Alex. Her days are full and a little crazy with work, school, martial arts, dance, theater, and the calendar coordination and driving duty they entail. During treasured downtime together, they enjoy playing games – board, card, and video alike and indulging their shared fandoms. At their house, pets are cherished family members and nerdy is a great way to be.




    Brenda Marlin
    Birth and Postpartum Doula
    Lactation Counselor
    Childbirth and Parenting Educator
    512-289-7196
    brendathedoula.com
    Instagram: brendathedoula
    Facebook: brendathedoula

    • 54 min
    Ep 16: Why Black Breastfeeding Week?

    Ep 16: Why Black Breastfeeding Week?

    Why is there a black breastfeeding week? And what it's all about?

    In today's episode, we will tackle why it is important to know about black breastfeeding (the last week in August) and how we can support it.

    Help fund a lactation consultation with Milk Diva for someone who cannot afford it by making a purchase from one of our affiliates:
    Ninni Co. Pacifier https://ninnico.com/?p=HyNAK8PIK
    Maternity & Breastfeeding Clothes https://kb.crrnt.app/NaiomiC20

    https://www.milkdiva.com/givesback

    Mentioned in this episode:
    Blog on Black Breastfeeding by MilkDiva
    Black Breastfeeding 360 by Kimberly Seals Allers
    https://blackbreastfeedingweek.org

    • 23 min
    Ep 15: Tongue Ties - The Whole Picture

    Ep 15: Tongue Ties - The Whole Picture

    I know most of my content is about feeding issues that may affect breastfeeding babies but today I have something for adults and babies.
    Episode 15 is all about de-mystifying all things tongue-tie related and why a team approach is necessary for effectively addressing tongue & lip ties.  We even go into details about HOW to select the members of your baby's care team.

    Our guest, Autumn R. Henning, MS, CCC-SLP, COM, IBCLC, is one of the nation's top thought leaders and practitioners of tongue-tie and oral function from birth to the elderly and everything in between.  
    She is the first:
    Certified Orofacial Myologist (COM)Speech-Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP) ANDInternational Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)…which equals one magical 🦄 of a provider.
    Autumn has completed specialty continuing education including Beckman Oral Motor, and TummyTime! Method, Understanding the Orofacial Complex, and Foundations in Myofascial Release for Neck, Voice, and Swallowing. Autumn has been invited to speak for many prestigious conferences and organizations including the International Association for Orofacial Myology (IAOM) and the International Consortium of Oral Ankylofrenula Professionals (ICAP).  She has presented as part of GOLD Learning's First Tongue Tie Symposium.
    Lastly, Autumn is the creator of the cutting-edge educational course called
    TOTS Training ® and has a booming private practice in Greenville, SC, called Chrysalis Orofacial®.

    Mentioned in this episode:
    www.chrysalisorofacial.com
    www.instagram.com/chrysalisorofacial1
    www.facebook.com/ChrysalisOrofacial/
    www.milkdiva.com/tongue-tie
    www.milkdiva.com/newbornfeeding 

    • 48 min

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A window into the world of…

…lactation, birthing, and small business. An unlikely, but wonderful combination.

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Love this!

As a mom, IBCLC, and lover of all things birth and breastfeeding I cannot recommend this podcast enough. Naomi hits on relevant topics and delves into the issues that we want to know more about. I look forward to each new episode and you will, too!

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If you’re a new mom, expecting mom, or a grandma like me who likes to me in the know, this is a podcast for you. So much great information from intelligent, experienced, working moms in the medical field.

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