Karen and Anne discuss toxic shock syndrome associated with a case of mastitis, oxytocin’s effect on maternal perceptions of emotions, the risk of pacifier use associated with breastfeeding in the first 30 minutes after birth, risk of infections from formula vs breastmilk, and a few thoughts on COVID 19.
What are the symptoms of toxic shock syndrome in moms with mastitis? How does oxytocin alter maternal interpretation of emotions? What drives pacifier use? Oh, and how risky is donor milk vs formula? All that, and short discussion of COVID 19!
Recorded in August 2020.