Badass Breastfeeding Podcast

Breastfeeding NICU and Separated Babies

February 14, 2022 Dianne Cassidy & Abby Theuring Season 1 Episode 235
Badass Breastfeeding Podcast
Breastfeeding NICU and Separated Babies
Show Notes

Were you separated from your baby after they were born?

Did you have a premature baby, or a baby who needed special care after delivery?

How did this affect you and your breastfeeding relationship? Let’s talk more about this important issue on today’s episode.

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Things we talked about:

A story to start [5:10]

Transition from NICU to home [9:20]

NICU vs SCN [11:00]

Advocating for what you want [12:30]

Fragile babies [15:21]

Skin to skin [19:30]

Pumping [21:03]

Supplementing [23:42]

Human milk is specific for premature babies’ special needs [25:00]

Asking questions [28:03]

The little things that are VERY important [32:40]


*This Episode is sponsored by Fairhaven Health and Cake Maternity


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