Parenting Podcast – Episode 45: Breastfeeding while Pregnant with Morgan Michalowski
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Morgan is a Certified Nurse Midwife, a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Doula, and Mom. She is here today to talk all about breastfeeding during pregnancy!
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– About Morgan
-Is it safe to breastfeed during pregnancy?
-Are there situations where it might be safer to wean such as with a high-risk pregnancy?
-Do you need to supplement with additional nutrients and/or vitamins to support mom, baby, and toddler?
-How much water and how many calories should you be taking in?
-How can pregnancy affect your milk supply (in volume, taste, or consistency?)
-Are there other pregnancy symptoms (such as tender nipples) that can have an effect on your breastfeeding journey?
-If breastfeeding causes contractions, can this trigger preterm labor or miscarriage?
-Will your body still produce colostrum for baby-to-be or will you continue to make mature milk?
-Is it possible to tandem nurse after Baby is born?
-What is the best way to ensure your newborn is getting the required amount of milk, while also feeding your toddler?
Morgan’s Recommended Mommy Items:
- Gravida 100 “No One Ever Told Me Moments” Program
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- MotherFigure Underwear: https://shop.motherfigure.com/collections/frontpage/products/maternity-cheeky
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