Stay abreast with news, reviews, and hot topics in breastfeeding and human lactation - discussions with members of The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine.
Breastfeeding & Arterial Stiffness. The Effect of Breastfeeding on Carotid Artery Intima Thickness. Wearable Breast Pumps at Work. The Relationship Between Breastfeeding & Snoring. With Cohosts Anne Eglash MD, IBCLC and Karen Bodnar MD, IBCLC
We take a tour through a few breastfeeding research topics, including the difference in arterial stiffness in young adults based on their breastfeeding histories, the relationship between carotid wall thickness among women based on their duration of breastfeeding, the experiences of physicians who have used wearable pumps at work, and the relationship between having been breastfed and risk of snoring and sleep apnea.
Recorded in April 2022.
Breastfeeding Twins! Conversations with Carly Dulabon MD, Rima Strassman MD, Regina DePietro MD, & Heather Saha MD with Cohosts Anne Eglash MD & Karen Bodnar MD
Breastfeeding twins has its unique challenges. Listen to advice given by our guests, 4 physicians who have breastfed twins. We discuss what it is like to pump for twins in the NICU, the experience of bringing twins home, challenges with nursing when breasts are not similar in milk production, and how weaning twins differs from singletons.
Recorded in March 2022.
Partner Support, Supporting Breastfeeding During Parent or Child Hospitalization, & Colostrum Volumes in the First 48 Hours, with Cohosts Anne Eglash MD, IBCLC & Karen Bodnar MD, IBCLC
What are the best ways for partners to support lactation? Join us for a conversation based on a study of qualitative interviews of lactating women who share their perspectives on partner support. There are several issues to consider when designing a hospital policy to support lactation during hospitalization for the parent or child. We will review some of those salient points as we review the 2021 Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Protocol on this topic. Take a guess- how much colostrum can women express at 20 hours postpartum? What about 36 hours postpartum? Join us to find out!
Recorded in January 2022.
Review of a Potpourri of Research Topics with Cohosts Anne Eglash MD, IBCLC & Karen Bodnar MD, IBCLC
What are the breastfeeding benefits of having 2 hours of quiet time on postpartum units? Did you know parental exercise increases a substance in milk that affects infant fat metabolism? What do we really know about breast/chest irradiation in children and subsequent lactation? Perhaps low prolactin is genetic- is there evidence for this? And, don't miss our convo about hair cortisol in children and their breastfeeding duration. So much to cover!
Recorded in October 2021.
Review of Hypoglycemia & Breastfeeding with Cohosts Anne Eglash MD, IBCLC & Karen Bodnar MD, IBCLC
What blood sugar defines hypoglycemia, and what is the best way to manage it, to prevent babies from preferring bottles, and to optimize lactation success? Join us as we discuss key takeaway points from the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine's updated protocol on hypoglycemia and breastfeeding.
Recorded in July 2021.
Postpartum Hemorrhage & Inverted Nipples with Anne Eglash MD, IBCLC & Karen Bodnar MD, IBCLC
Join us to learn the most common causes of postpartum hemorrhage and how skin to skin and breastfeeding should be considered central in the prevention and management of this major cause of maternal death. We then have a broad discussion about inverted nipples, based on a recent study published from the University of Southern California Plastics Surgery. We discuss public perception of how inverted nipples affect lactation, and research on management of inverted nipples.
Recorded in July 2021.
Thanks Dr E!
I love your literature reviews and discussions! The most recent episode on arterial stiffness physician bedside pumping, and snoring was fascinating! I have a good friend who’s navigating pumping as a resident and shared this with her. Thank you for the time you spend on this podcast, I look forward to it every month!
Love listening in…
Love listening in… Please make these weekly! :)
Great relevant information!
Just discovered this! I love hearing new evidence based info on breastfeeding related topics!