Karen reviews management of breastfeeding when moms have an MRI or a CT. Anne reviews various principles regarding nuclear medicine studies and breastfeeding.
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.
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Karen reviews the latest updates with the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Going Home Protocol, which outlines how to keep maximally support breastfeeding at the time of hospital discharge. We also discuss recent research on the types of breast pumps mothers use, the problems they have, and the injuries they report.
Is there a controversy with the use of domperidone and metoclopramide for low milk supply? What is the evidence for their use? Join us for a literature review of these medications including their effectiveness, side effects, and indications for use.
Evidence shows that bed sharing is associated with longer breastfeeding rates, and we know that breastfeeding is protective of SIDS.
We interview a few researchers on chronic breast pain, and several presenters involving in community collaboratives to increase breastfeeding rates.
Discuss the Updated AAP Medications in Mothers Milk Anne Eglash,MD and Karen Bodnar, MD Check it out!- We review the American Academy of Pediatric recommendations about substances taken during lactation including drugs of abuse, tobacco, psychoactive medication, narcotics, herbs, galactogogues, vaccinations, and contrast used for common studies such as CT scans and MRIs. Recorded in […]
First we discuss what we know and what we don’t know about herbs that are commonly using during lactation. Next we review a fascinating study that looks at the brain changes in breastfed infants that are responsible for the cognitive advantages seen in breastfed vs formula fed infants. Lastly, we discuss the largest epidemiologic Asian study on breastfeeding and obesity, with impressive findings.
Our topic today includes a recent analysis of the cost of donor human milk for infants in the NICU; the updated World Health Organization review of the long term effects of breastfeeding; a case report of an infant who demonstrated signs of toxicity from mom’s therapeutic dose of sertraline.
Physicians in practice are at risk for early weaning because of long demanding work hours that prevent them from taking breaks to pump or nurse. The study we review looked at the effect of breastfeeding success on a physician’s breastfeeding support of her patients.
A recent study on the benefits of small amounts of routine formula supplementation for breastfed babies hit the news recently, which we discuss in detail. We also review a new Cochrane study evaluating the benefit of continuing routine breastmilk fortification for the breastfeeding NICU graduate.