Spilling the Milk: Breastfeeding Chats

Emily Stone, Empowered Bumps & Boobs

A series of casual breastfeeding chat sessions about the triumphs and tribulations of keeping tiny humans fed. Put on your yoga pants (oh wait, you're already wearing them!) and tune in. The most powerful way for mamas to support each other is to share that we're not alone. Click the link for your favorite podcast app to Listen & Subscribe!

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Birth Bliss: Preparing for an Empowered Birth with Marie Berwald
Mar 28 2024
Birth Bliss: Preparing for an Empowered Birth with Marie Berwald
My guest, Marie Berwald, has over twenty years as a yoga teacher and childbirth educator. Based on her experience, Marie Berwald has developed a prenatal program to help women reconnect to their innate wisdom in birthing. Weaving together breath, bio-hacks, visualization, relaxation and holistic tools, Marie believes every women deserves to feel empowered in her birthing experience.In this episode we talk about:-skills and practices you can develop during pregnancy that will help you find calm during birth and far beyond -- even in the dentist's chair!-harnessing the power of your body's natural hormones to ease the journey of childbirth and postpartum recovery. Marie shares the roles of dopamine, endorphins, serotonin, and oxytocin, and how intentional practices like breast massage can lead to a more natural and intervention-free birthing experience. -Specific movements to aid fetal positioning and how the techniques from prenatal yoga can serve as crucial aids during breastfeeding and stressful situations postpartumFor moms-to-be looking for a blend of preparation and adaptability, this episode is a treasure trove of insights, offering a balanced perspective on navigating birth and early motherhood with grace and resilience.Marie has provided listeners this Freebie: Guide to an Easier Birth: https://get.birthbliss.ca/bb/And as a special bonus for Spilling the Milk listeners: after you get the guide to an easier birth, email Marie (marie.berwald@birthbliss.ca) and she’ll send you the breast massage meditation that she spoke about during the podcast! Follow Marie:Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/birth.bliss/Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.ca/birth_bliss/Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/@MarieBerwaldBirthBlissTikTok : https://www.tiktok.com/@birthblissFind community inside her pregnancy group:The Holistic Bump FB Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/holisticbump.pregnancyWant more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy
Surviving the Holiday Season with your Breastfeeding Bundle of Joy
Dec 6 2023
Surviving the Holiday Season with your Breastfeeding Bundle of Joy
Are you feeling overwhelmed about managing holiday gatherings with your breastfeeding baby? Fear not, we're here to help! In this solo episode of Spilling the Milk, Emily addresses  the challenges of balancing family traditions with the demands of a young, breastfeeding baby during the festive season. She shares tips on key topics such as alcohol consumption while breastfeeding, sticking to your baby's schedule, and handling unexpected events. Remember, it's okay to prioritize your little one's needs (and yours!) during these gatherings. Tune in for advice on managing expectations and navigating potential conflicts.Having a new baby during the holidays doesn't mean you have to forgo the fun. In fact, it's the perfect time to start new traditions!  Setting boundaries, prioritizing self-care, and striking a balance between spending time with loved ones and tending to your baby are all important considerations. What did we miss? Head to @empoweredbumpsandboobs on Facebook or Instagram to share your own tips and advice for new parents. Let's make this holiday season memorable, for all the right reasons!Want more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy
Morgan - From Doula to Entrepreneur | If You Give a New Mom a Lactation Cookie
Oct 24 2023
Morgan - From Doula to Entrepreneur | If You Give a New Mom a Lactation Cookie
Ever wonder what a doula does and how lactation cookies can provide essential nourishment for new mothers? Tune in for an enlightening conversation with Morgan Everts, a doula, childbirth educator, and the founder of the Postpartum Pantry. Discover how her second pregnancy inspired her journey into the world of doula work and childbirth education and how she found her purpose in supporting new mothers.---SPECIAL OFFER: Check out all of the great products Morgan describes at  The Postpartum Pantry and Enter SPILLINGTHEMILK at checkout for 20% off!---Morgan and I explore the crucial support system new moms need during the postpartum period that includes a nutritious diet, adequate hydration, and emotional support. We also discuss the significance of community circles for new parents and the lovely idea of offering nutritious snacks or drinks as gifts at baby showers. We also dive into:Morgan's entrepreneurial journey and the birth of her company, the Postpartum Pantry.  The power of emotional regulation in breastfeeding and how techniques like Hypnobirthing can assist both parents and babies during labor, birth, breastfeeding and beyond. The importance of prioritizing mental health in birthing and breastfeeding parents Listen in for a nourishing discussion as deliciously packed as the lactation cookies from the Postpartum Pantry!Want more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy
Game-Changing Approach to Breast Pump Technology with Eva Nagy-Gannon
Aug 28 2023
Game-Changing Approach to Breast Pump Technology with Eva Nagy-Gannon
Imagine transforming the breastfeeding journey of millions of mothers worldwide - Eva Nagy-Gannan is on a mission to do exactly that. With a game-changing approach to breast pump technology, Eva shares her personal experience with breasts pumps that use sucking technology and how this ignited her mission to develop a breast pump that mirrors the natural action of a suckling baby. We discuss her revolutionary invention, the Calla wearable manual pump and its potential to empower mothers, offering them control, comfort, and a better pumping experience. Eva and I also discuss some of the big takeaways and themes she's learned by interviewing many experts and moms on her Letdown Podcast. These include: the significance of a supportive environment for breastfeeding momsthe advertising messages that plants seeds of doubt about breastfeeding in new momsthe power of collaboration and resources in promoting successful breastfeedingthe benefits of a wearable breast pumpYou can show your support for bringing this new pumping technology to market by  backing the Call wearable manual pump on Kickstarter! It's a simple action that could have a profound impact on the breastfeeding experience of new moms for generations to come. Want more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy
Cara T - Navigating Parenthood, Breastfeeding, and the COVID Generation: A Collaborative Approach
Jun 14 2023
Cara T - Navigating Parenthood, Breastfeeding, and the COVID Generation: A Collaborative Approach
How do you navigate the challenges of parenting and breastfeeding while keeping your sanity intact? Join us as we welcome Cara Tyrell, founder of Core 4 Parenting and conscious parenting coach, as she shares her passion for advocating for the "COVID generation" of kids and her unique approach to collaborative parenting.In our heartfelt conversation, we delve into Cara's emotional breastfeeding journey, starting with the heartbreaking experience of managing her mother's milk after her first daughter was stillborn. We discuss the importance of fostering a strong connection with our children from the very beginning, setting the foundation for their social and emotional growth. We also explore the challenges Cara faced when breastfeeding her second daughter and the difficult decision she had to make for her own well-being.Beyond the personal stories, we dive into a range of topics, from empowering children through celebrating their successes to navigating the digital age and supporting the COVID generation. Cara offers practical tips and strategies for collaborating with our kids and fostering a sense of pride and motivation in them. Tune in to gain insight into how we can better connect with our children and support their growth and development.About our guest:Cara Tyrrell, M.Ed, a Vermont based Early Childhood Educator, Conscious Parenting Coach, and the founder of Core4Parenting. She is the passionate mastermind behind the Collaborative Parenting Methodology(™), a birth-to-five, soul and science based framework that empowers parents to maximize their child’s early learning while raising fantastic human beings who succeed in school and life. While teaching preschool and Kindergarten, she noticed her students knew their ABC’s and 123’s, but struggled with their social, emotional, and interpersonal skills. At drop off, parents would say, “We’re so glad that you are their first teacher”, but she knew she wasn’t -- their parents were! This realization led to her professional pivot as an online Early Childhood Parent Educator and Coach. Visit www.caratyrrell.com/bio to begin your Collaborative Parenting journey and download her FREE guide: 5 Mindful Mantras for Managing Toddler Meltdowns https://www.caratyrrell.com/mantrasFollow Cara @Core4Parenting for upcoming events and offers Want more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy
Jenn - TIghten Your Tinkler, Uplevel Your Breastfeeding Posture, and Be Kind to Your Postpartum Body
May 10 2023
Jenn - TIghten Your Tinkler, Uplevel Your Breastfeeding Posture, and Be Kind to Your Postpartum Body
My guest today is Jenn Lormand, a Orleans mama of three boys living and thriving with Stage 2 prolapse, an Exercise Physiologist and an author. Known together as the “Tinkler ladies”, Jenn and her business partner, Christina Walsh, have a combined 36 years of experience supporting women through prolapse, diastasis recti, and more. The Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy featured their holistic protocol that helps women relieve pelvic floor issues (think no more pee leaks, back pain, or painful sex) WITHOUT kegels or internal vaginal devices. Today, Jenn is on a mission to show more mamas what’s possible for their health while honoring their dignity, time, and season of life.In addition to sharing her personal experience with birth injury and breastfeeding, Jenn drops some super valuable knowledge bombs on Breastfeeding Ergonomics.She shares the number one positioning mistake Jenn sees nursing moms make that causes more pee leaks, urgency, and other pelvic floor problems.She discusses how lack of shoulder stability from improper technique can lead to the dreaded “neck hump” and/or rotator cuff injuries.She shares three easy-to-implement techniques moms can start using today to correct their feeding posture (plus how moms should hold their phone to prevent a rounding of their back).Jenn did not come to the podcast empty-handed, in fact, she has SO MUCH for you, dear listener.Use Coupon code SPILLTHEMILK for $50 off your purchase of either Healing from Home or their Signature Program, learn more at their website.. And you CAN pay with your HSA or FSA card if that’s helpful!Download these awesome free resources today:90/90 decompression for back and hip relief/ diaphragmatic breathwork as a nervous system reset  https://www.tightenyourtinkler.com/backandhiprelief6 week follow up appointment checklist for new moms https://www.tightenyourtinkler.com/6-week-appointment-checklistWant more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy
Kortney - Pumping on a Teacher's Schedule
Apr 27 2023
Kortney - Pumping on a Teacher's Schedule
My guest is Kortney Ross, a mom of two littles who recently left her career as a full-time band director and teacher for freelance instructional design. That's how we met! We are both part of the Instructional Design community at www.idlance.com. Kortney specializes in empowering parents through customized learning solutions and courses.  Schedule a free consultation call to discover how she can partner with you to create a course parents will love or to see how she can help your business support and retain hard-working parents. Check out her website at RossLearningSolutions.com to learn more about her and her work.Calendly link: https://calendly.com/rosslearning/30minIn this episode Kortney shares her experience with:-having a baby right before COVID lockdowns-the difference between breastfeeding baby 1 and baby 2-the importance of talking about and getting help for pelvic pain postpartum.-the choices moms make to prioritize family time-trying to fit in pumping as a teacher (where it's hard enough to find time to pee and/or eat lunch...)-recurrent mastitis (the worst!)-and so much more.Want more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy
Carolyn - Rest & Nutrition Tips from a Functional Nutrition & Lifestyle Practitioner
Apr 7 2023
Carolyn - Rest & Nutrition Tips from a Functional Nutrition & Lifestyle Practitioner
My guest is Carolyn LaPan, a Masters level psychologist and Certified Functional Nutrition & Lifestyle Practitioner. Carolyn and I connected in our local Holistic Networking Group and have been collaborating on ways to combine forces in support of women’s health. She is passionate about gut health, hormone health, and longevity, as well as eating for the seasons, with whole food, plant-based recipes. Carolyn has contributed her expertise to Breastfeeding Bootcamp and runs her own individual and group coaching programs @satori_cl. In this episode, we cover a lot! Some topics include:Tongue tie Strategies for fitting in restorative rest when caring for a newbornHow to think about nutrition when breastfeedingImportance of movement postpartumImportance of mental health postpartumDifference between carbs that spike blood sugar and those that provide longer-lasting energyCreditsPodcast artwork by Staci Oswald Creative - logos, branding, and photographyProduced by Empowered Bumps & Boobs - modern, holistic support & education for women navigating fertility, pregnancy, birth and beyond. Want more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy
Adrian - Insights From an IBCLC and Mom of 5
Mar 15 2023
Adrian - Insights From an IBCLC and Mom of 5
My guest is Adrian Fear, IBCLC, owner of Huron River Lactation and mom of 5. Her breastfeeding journey started out with round the clock finger feeding(!) that eventually led to successful breastfeeding. And coming full circle she now helps other new moms in the metro Detroit area navigate breastfeeding challenges and set them on a path to meet their breastfeeding goals. If you'd like to see our conversation, and all of the goodies Adrian pulls out of her Mary Poppins bag, head to YouTube to view the video version of the conversation. We cover a LOT of ground, including:Finger feedingHow to fit a pump flangeWeighted feedsLactation Consultant servicesAdrian's running streak, which was NOT broken when she birthed her fifth baby at home (you read that correctly!)Establishing milk supplySupplementationOversupplyPumpingCreditsPodcast artwork by Staci Oswald Creative - logos, branding, and photographyProduced by Empowered Bumps & Boobs - modern, holistic support & education for women navigating fertility, pregnancy, birth and beyond. Subscribe to our newsletter!Music - "Playdate" by The Great North Sound SocietyWant more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy
Liezl - New Mom in a New Country
Mar 7 2023
Liezl - New Mom in a New Country
My guest is Liezl, who has a 3 year old girl and 10 month old boy. She is originally from the Philippines, had her babies in California, and now lives in snowy, cold Michigan. If you’ve ever stayed home with a baby, or a baby and a toddler, much of what she shares will sound familiar. Liezl is very honest as she shares what it feels like to be trapped inside with two little ones while husband is away for work and she cannot drive. BirthShe also shares about her two very different births:Premature birth of her daughterC-section with her sonFeeling upset with how birth was managed by health care providersMilk SupplyLiezl mentions that in Filipino culture, it is common for women to use malunggay leaves to increase milk production. This supplement is called Moringa in the US, and there are studies supporting its use as a galactagogue (milk supply-boosting supplement).Mental HealthLiezl shares how she felt postpartum and how she manages her mental health. CreditsPodcast artwork by Staci Oswald Creative - logos, branding, and photographyProduced by Empowered Bumps & Boobs - modern, holistic support & education for women navigating fertility, pregnancy, birth and beyond. Subscribe to our newsletter!Music - "Playdate" by The Great North Sound SocietyWant more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy
Stacie B - Exclusive Pumping in a Pandemic
May 11 2021
Stacie B - Exclusive Pumping in a Pandemic
My guest is Stacie, a wife, mom, and current clinical year Physician Assistant student (who will be certified in August!). She had her daughter, Eleanor, in March 2020 just as the US was going into lockdown. This episode was recorded when her baby was 7 months old.In our conversation we discuss Stacie’s success with Exclusive Pumping, juggling PA school and new parenthood, the isolation of having a newborn during quarantine, storing breastmilk at family and friends’ houses, mastitis, nipple cream, DIY nursing bras, and the importance of no judgment when it comes to how each mom feeds her baby.ResourcesStacie references the Pump Log app, which she found incredibly helpful. CreditsPodcast artwork by Staci Oswald Creative - logos, branding, and photographyProduced by Empowered Bumps & Boobs - modern, holistic support & education for women navigating fertility, pregnancy, birth and beyond. Subscribe to our newsletter!Music - "Playdate" by The Great North Sound SocietyWant more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy
Beth H - Getting Baby to Sleep
Nov 23 2020
Beth H - Getting Baby to Sleep
In this episode we focus on a topic intricately tied to breastfeeding and new parenthood -- getting your baby to sleep (and getting enough sleep yourself!)Beth Hawkins is a UK-based BabySleepTheNight qualified child sleep consultant and a Mum who can talk from the heart about struggles with her own family's sleep challenges. For Mums and Dads wanting to make a change, she offers practical advice, bespoke sleep plans, and emotional support. You can learn more about Beth's services, including upcoming workshops, at https://www.starrynightsbabysleep.com. She's also posts helpful baby sleep content on Instagram @starry_nights_baby_sleepCreditsPodcast artwork by Staci Oswald Creative - logos, branding, and photographyProduced by Empowered Bumps & Boobs - modern, holistic support & education for women navigating fertility, pregnancy, birth and beyond. Subscribe to our newsletter!Music - "Playdate" by The Great North Sound SocietyWant more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy
Sarah - It's the Best Thing I've Done
Sep 25 2020
Sarah - It's the Best Thing I've Done
In this episode we hear from Sarah who says breastfeeding her children is the best thing she's done. We talk about how she flexed her work life to accommodate breastfeeding on demand, her feelings toward pumping (spoiler alert: she's not a fan), how to ignore misguided advice, the revelation that one can treat mastitis without antibiotics (and how the baby can actually save you), her experience nursing in-flight and her overall advice to be patient with yourself. Sarah is a mom of two active, sweet boys, Oliver (4) and Jack (2.5), and runs her own family law practice in Montana. She and her husband are currently living a real life version of “Flip or Flop” as they renovate their new home together.CreditsPodcast artwork by Staci Oswald Creative - logos, branding, and photographyProduced by Empowered Bumps & Boobs - modern, holistic support & education for women navigating fertility, pregnancy, birth and beyond.Music - "Playdate" by The Great North Sound SocietyWant more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy
Holly J - Tandem Nursing & Supporting High-Risk Families
Sep 3 2020
Holly J - Tandem Nursing & Supporting High-Risk Families
Holly is a mom of 3, two boys (8 & 10) and a 4 year old girl who can do just about anything her brothers can…while wearing a princess dress. Holly is passionate about her work through Parents as Teachers, where she visits with families to make sure that all children will learn, grow, and develop to realize their full potential. She is also a “Happier in Hollywood” fan, which is how we connected!We discuss oversupply, cabbage leaves, Baby Led Weaning, tandem nursing, supporting at-risk moms and families, WIC peer counselors, the secret recipe for breastfeeding (spoiler alert: there are only two ingredients), kissing baby foreheads, and mom guilt related to having a second baby. ResourcesParents as Teachers websiteInformation on becoming a WIC Peer Counselor An explanation of Baby-Led Weaning CreditsPodcast artwork by Staci Oswald Creative - logos, branding, and photographyProduced by Empowered Bumps & Boobs - modern, holistic support & education for women navigating fertility, pregnancy, birth and beyond.Music - "Playdate" by The Great North Sound SocietyWant more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy
Lauren - Lip Tie Surprise
Aug 27 2020
Lauren - Lip Tie Surprise
My guest is Lauren, a wife and mom of two little girls, Elliana who is 2 ½ and Charlotte who is 7 months old. She is also a social worker who works with adults with developmental disabilities and is trying to balance it all, just like everyone else.We discuss painful nursing in the beginning, the barriers to meeting with a lactation consultant (emotional, mental, and logistics), finding out two years later that baby has a lip tie, comparing baby 2 to baby 1 and the guilt that comes with that, the amazing Haakaa (with lid!), dwindling supply, and more.ResourcesInformation on Lip Tie, Tongue Tie & Revision from the International Breastfeeding CenterHaakaa Silicone Pump with Cap (as recommended by Lauren/affiliate link) CreditsPodcast artwork by Staci Oswald Creative - logos, branding, and photographyProduced by Empowered Bumps & Boobs - modern, holistic support & education for women navigating fertility, pregnancy, birth and beyond.Music - "Playdate" by The Great North Sound SocietyWant more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy
Beth T - Comparing Yourself to Others
Aug 20 2020
Beth T - Comparing Yourself to Others
In this episode we touch on the influence of other people's attitudes and experiences with breastfeeding, the horror of dumping or spilling pumped milk, and how to nicely tell people to "get out of my house; I need to feed my baby."My guest is Dr. Beth Trammell, PhD, HSPP, an author, speaker, psychologist, creator of Make Words Matter, Associate Professor of Psychology at Indiana University East, as well as a mother of four. You can learn more about her work at MakeWordsMatterForGood.com.CreditsPodcast artwork by Staci Oswald Creative - logos, branding, and photographyProduced by Empowered Bumps & Boobs - modern, holistic support & education for women navigating fertility, pregnancy, birth and beyond.Music - "Playdate" by The Great North Sound SocietyWant more education and support around breastfeeding? Check out our signature course & community, Empowered Breastfeeding Bootcamp, and sign up for a free preview!Feeling Tipsy?Donate to our tip jar and help us in our mission to support 10,000 new moms in reaching their breastfeeding goals this year.Feeling social? Follow us!@empoweredbumpsandboobs (IG) @empoweredbumpsandboobs (FB)Subscribe to our newsletter and we'll send you our best stuff each week.Be Our Guest!If you'd like to be a guest and come Spill the Milk with Emily, please send an email to emily@empoweredbumpsandboobs.com. We'd love to have you :)Podcast artwork by Staci Oswald aka my favorite designer EVER + mom of 2 bundles of boy energy