On today's episode of the podcast, Katie interviews Rylee Neal who decided to become a Child Life Specialist from her past experiences being hospitalized with a heart condition called tetralogy of fallot. An experience with a Child Life Specialist during one of her...
Episode 166 | Lo’s Story – Milk Making, Breastfeeding and Lactation Support in the Hospital Setting
Podcast Show Notes
On today’s episode of the podcast, Katie interviews Lo Nigorish, certified IBCLC Lactation Consultant and Host of The Milk Making Minutes Podcast. Whether your journey consisted of breastfeeding or not she shares how lactation consultants can assist with feeding the NICU and beyond. Lo shares her heart and mission behind supporting families. You will not want to miss this episode.
[6:05] Parents are experts
[7:04] Perceptions of what a lactation specialist is and does
[8:38] Listening is so important
[10:45] Helping families feel heard and supported
[13:00] Focusing on what you can do in those moments
[14:12] Bottle feeding support
[17:20] It’s ok to say no
[18:50] The evolution of breast feeding
[20:47] Congenital Heart Defect Mama’s breast feeding journey
[22:32] Support is key
[23:09] Reframing your mind and not comparing your journey during
[24:00] How Chelsea’s Story inspired Lo to connect with Child Life Specialists
[25:00 ] Assessing needs as a clinician prior to seeing the parent
[26:00] Creating an inclusive community
[28:00] Judgement free support zone
Connect with Lo
The Milk MakIng Minutes Podcast
‘ Letting go of Breastfeeding Comparisons’ episode with Chelsea Bea
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