Have you ever been told something about breastfeeding that may not be true?

Do you feel like you may have received breastfeeding information from someone who is not a lactation professional?

Was this non-lactation professional your pediatrician?  Dentist? Pharmacist?

Well, you are not alone.

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Things we talked about:

·Examples of bad advice we have heard from professionals[4:35]

-Your baby’s teeth are rotting because of breastfeeding

-Your breastmilk is water now that your child is over a year

-You have to dump your breastmilk if you take an aspirin

·Lack of education for families [7:10]

·What is the point of this episode? (other than dianne and abby bitching about stuff) [8:54]

-Options~what do you do when you get bad information? [10:15]

-Go to the press

-Ask for a manager


-Educate them

-Smile and nod

-Roll your eyes

·Who do they work for? [12:45]

-When to smile and nod

·Where did your health professional, friend, family member get their breastfeeding education from? [25:18]

·How would you deal with Aunt Sally? [26:20]

·How to prepare for an altercation JUST IN CASE[34:42]

This episode is sponsored by Fairhaven Health

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Breastfeeding Tip of the Week is courtesy of  @theblublonde from the Badass Community [19:19]

Some other episodes you should check out or we mentioned in this episode

Here is how you can connect with Dianne and Abby~

·Abby Theuring  https://www.thebadassbreastfeeder.com

·Dianne Cassidy http://www.diannecassidyconsulting.com

Music we use~

Music: “Levels of Greatness” from “We Used to Paint Stars in the Sky (2012)” courtesy of Scott Holmes at freemusicarchive.org/music/ScottHolmes