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
-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]
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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