This Is How We Do: Feeding Babies



From nip slips to lactating armpits (!) to feeling confident whipping out a bottle of formula, today we're getting honest about the time-consuming and (often literal) draining work of feeding our babies. In this conversation, we're talking about the products and perspectives that make the job a little easier and the importance of giving ourselves permission to see that fed is best. Whether you're formula feeding, exclusively pumping, or it's just you and your B-O-O-B-S on demand, we hope you'll feel seen and encouraged in this week's conversation.

Show Notes

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Mentioned in this episode:
Nipple shields
Comotomo baby bottle

Babylist bottle box - great for trying out multiple types of bottles
Silicone bibs
This burp cloth and this one
Snap bibs

Quick clean steamer bags
Sanitizing wipes
Covered Goods nursing cover
Portable bottle warmer
Best bottle brush

Related previous episodes:

Ep. 12: The Girlfriends' Guide To Creating A Baby Registry

Related essays:

Never Enough
There’s No Trophy For That
My Pump and Me
When You Struggle To Breastfeed
Three Words
Give Us This Day

Show credits: 

Hosted by Indiana Adams, Ashlee Gadd, and April Hoss, produced by Katie Leipprandt, edited by Kyle Cummings, content managed by Jennifer Batchelor.


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