Join us to review evidence-based prenatal interventions to encourage and support breastfeeding as recommended by the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. Anne and Karen embellish several recommendations with their own observations and methods.
The Breastfeeding Medicine Podcast
The Breastfeeding Medicine Podcast was created by Anne Eglash MD, IBCLC, FABM, is cohosted with Karen Bodnar MD, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP, and is produced by IABLE. Dr. Bodnar and Dr. Eglash review recent research articles that have a potential impact on clinical practice. Please join us at our facebook page to share comments and questions!
Listen up to learn more about how multiple sclerosis symptoms are affected by lactation. Should you throw out that thawed pasteurized donor milk that is over 24-48 hours old? Why would breastfeeding protect from childhood leukemia?
Anne attended the Newfoundland Breastfeeding Research Day on Nov 5, 2015 and interviews researchers on their projects, including the development of a community breastfeeding peer support group, investigation of maternal obesity and breastfeeding initiation, a review of the definition of breastfeeding rates in NICU studies, and reasons why mothers supplement in the hospital.
Listen up to learn more about the epigenetics of lactation in multiparous women, a quality improvement process to decrease NEC in the NICU, and how prolactin levels change in mothers during and after nursing over time.
We discuss starting a donor human milk bank, issues of milk sharing, how to start a donor milk depot, and importance of collecting donor milk in NICUs.
We discuss specifics in the ABM contraceptive protocol, such as differences between the CDC and WHO recommendations, and why lactation consultants and maternal providers may differ in their attitudes and recommendations about hormonal contraception.
The recommendations regarding breastfeeding during maternal chickenpox infection are unclear. We discuss current recommendations and situations that are not commonly addressed in the literature. Also, listen in to find out how one bottle of formula given in the hospital can affect the gut microbiome in a neonate.
Is cup feeding better than bottle feeding in terms of protecting mom’s duration of exclusive breastfeeding? Learn how mom’s pertussis vaccine given during pregnancy impacts antibodies present in breastmilk. Join us to learn more about the new concept of a weight loss nomogram for breastfed infants.
Do you know breastfeeding recommendations during Ebola illness? What would you advise mom about the baby’s health if she is smoking dope? Is the breastmilk from a mom who induces lactation the same as a mom’s milk who has given birth?
Karen reports on a study describing the best formula for supplementing breastfed babies. Anne discusses evidence for the safety of Kombucha Tea. Anne also discusses clinical management of nipple vasospasm in nursing mothers.