73 episodes

Welcome to the podcast. I am your host, Katie Oshita, BSN, RN, IBCLC and infant feeding specialist. Quench your thirst for knowledge and travel with me across the nation to discover, learn, collaborate and better serve clients from all over the globe. Let’s ride and thrive together.

Katie The Traveling Lactation Consultant Katie

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 8 Ratings

Welcome to the podcast. I am your host, Katie Oshita, BSN, RN, IBCLC and infant feeding specialist. Quench your thirst for knowledge and travel with me across the nation to discover, learn, collaborate and better serve clients from all over the globe. Let’s ride and thrive together.

    Ep 73 Thriving not just Surviving

    Ep 73 Thriving not just Surviving

    In this episode Katie Oshita discusses some of the healing and holistic modalities that she is learning through the Holistic Lactation residency course she is taking. Comparing and contrasting allopathic/mainstream "normal" interventions such as antibiotics, swaddling, pacifiers, formula, bottles and prescription medications with natural/holistic options such as homeopathy and cell salts, EFT, home remedies and herbs Katie discusses how these choices effect our wellness. Sto...

    • 37 min
    Ep 72 Gina Nigro- Spain

    Ep 72 Gina Nigro- Spain

    In this episode, Katie Oshita and Gina Nigro discuss lactation support and tongue tie in both the US and Spain. In both locations, there are a lot of differences in the care available, and many similarities. Both parts of the world have many confusing options when trying to find a "breastfeeding expert". Listen as Katie and Gina discuss ways to support clients, encourage community and educate providers about the importance of expert lactation support.Podcast Guest: Gina Nigr...

    • 55 min
    Ep 71 Jenae Ciuffreda, Oral Posture

    Ep 71 Jenae Ciuffreda, Oral Posture

    Katie Oshita sees tongue-tied babies and discusses oral function for infants. But what happens if not treated, or if full oral function is not achieved? Jenae Ciuffreda sees kids and adults with oral ties and other oral function dysfunction. In this episode, Katie and Jenae discuss expansion, nasal breathing, and airway health. If you have questions about kids and adults who weren't released as babies, this is a great episode to hear about some options for them.Podcast Guest: Jenae Ciuffreda ...

    • 55 min
    Ep 70 Bobbi Daly- Lactation in Ireland

    Ep 70 Bobbi Daly- Lactation in Ireland

    More world traveling for lactation learning. In this episode, Katie Oshita and Bobbi Daly discuss lactation, oral ties, and living in a small country that produces 10% of the world's formula. In Ireland most families see a GP for infant care, not a Pediatrician and breastfeeding rates are incredibly low. The massive amount of formula made in a country with only 5 million people has made Ireland very much a bottle and formula country, causing lactation care to be rare a...

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Ep 69 Diana Marcinkevičienė- Breastfeeding in Lithuania

    Ep 69 Diana Marcinkevičienė- Breastfeeding in Lithuania

    Continuing on the world tour of breastfeeding support and oral ties, Katie Oshita meets with Diana Marcinkevičienė to discuss lactation, access to care, and oral tethers in both the US (PNW is Katie's location) and Lithuania where Diana practices. Life is very different for parents and providers when comparing- from the long two-year maternity leave to the number of IBCLC's. Both Katie and Diana reflect on similarities in their practices as well, as lactation and need for support ...

    • 47 min
    Ep 68 Top 5

    Ep 68 Top 5

    In this episode, Katie Oshita reviews her Top 5- most popular episodes, locations- countries and cities with most listeners, things she has learned and things she hears from both clients and other practitioners. With 67 previous episodes and thousands of miles to meet and record with practitioners, Katie Oshita has a lot of information to share.Podcast host: Katie Oshita, RN, BSN, IBCLC has over 22 years of experience working in Maternal-Infant Medicine. Katie is a telehealth lact...

    • 35 min

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