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Did you realize that birth can be connected to breastfeeding and breastfeeding problems?  Have you experienced this or know anyone who has experienced breastfeeding problems due to birth problems?  It’s not uncommon.  Today Dianne and Abby talk about how birth can impact breastfeeding and what to expect.

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Things we talked about:

Breastfeeding and birth are connected [4:10]

Feeling disconnected [5:40]

Pitocin [7:30]

Epidurals [10:22]

Fluid and flat nipples [12:28]

Baby’s second night [16:00]

Traumatic birth [22:20]

Blood pressure issues [26:36]

Cesarean delivery [28:38]

Interventions lead to interventions [35:11]

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Music: “Levels of Greatness” from “We Used to Paint Stars in the Sky (2012)” courtesy of Scott Holmes at Holmes