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Born to be Breastfed

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October 05th 2015:Special Encore Presentation: Obesity, Hormones, and the Breastfeeding Mother

Obesity negatively impacts the health of women in many ways; for breastfeeding mothers, obesity has been linked to decreased intention to breastfeed, decreased initiation of breastfeeding, and shorter duration of breastfeeding. While some of these effects may be cultural or related to the mother’s body image, others may be caused by metabolic and hormonal effects of adipose tissue—including decreased milk supply. What can the overweight mother do to ensure she develops a good enough milk supply to meet her baby’s needs? What steps can provide the best health and well-being for her baby? How ca

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Anne Eglash

Anne Eglash, MD, IBCLC, FABM is a practicing family physician at UW Health (Mt. Horeb), where she is the medical director of the outpatient lactation program and leads a teaching lactation clinic. A clinical professor in the Department of Family Medicine and a board certified lactation consultant, she is a co-founder of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, and the medical director and co-founder of Mother’s Milk Association of the Western Great Lakes. A member of the Breastfeeding Advisory Committee of the American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP), she has been involved in the organizing of the Breastfeeding Coalition of South Central Wisconsin. Dr. Eglash is co-developer of a breastfee
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2248/born-to-be-breastfed 21/10/2017 03:00 21/10/2017 04:00 Born to be Breastfed https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2248/born-to-be-breastfed Obesity negatively impacts the health of women in many ways; for breastfeeding mothers, obesity has been linked to decreased intention to breastfeed, decreased initiation of breastfeeding, and shorter duration of breastfeeding. While some of these effects may be cultural or related to the mother’s body image, others may be caused by metabolic and hormonal effects of adipose tissue—including decreased milk supply. What can the overweight mother do to ensure she develops a good enough milk supply to meet her baby’s needs? What steps can provide the best health and well-being for her baby? How can she best prepare to meet her breastfeeding goals? Join Marie and special guest Anne Eglash, MD, IBCLC, FABM for discussion about the particular issues overweight and obese mothers may face, and how they can best be resolved, to the benefit of both baby and mother. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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