"The Right to Feed Their Baby Their Milk": April Castillo, Katie DiMarco Ruck and Lauren Morris on Lactation Advocacy

The Momversations Project

28-04-2022 • 1 hora 6 min

Molly Claassen speaks with women who have struggled with lactation and breastfeeding/chestfeeding/bodyfeeding about the issues they have faced; and then with experts on lactation about the way forward to ensure that every person who wants to has the right to feed their baby their milk.

Our Momversationalists:

Christina Baal-Owens, momversationalist on Episode 3

Katie Mohammadian, momversationalist on Episode 2

Lauren Morris, a HELLP syndrome survivor and NICU mom

Our Experts:

Katie DiMarco Ruck, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and certified breastfeeding specialist

April Castillo, momversationalist on Episode 5 and a physician doing a second residency in preventive medicine focusing on breastfeeding as medicine and maternal and infant health)

Content disclosure: This episode contains discussion of the birth of a premature infant, as well as detailed and frank discussion of issues relating to breastfeeding/chestfeeding and discussion of racial and income-based disparities.


For more about toddler and infant nutrition, follow April Castillo, MD on Instagram at @cabbagepatchdocs

To contact IBCLC Katie DiMarco Ruck, visit www.theparentingstudio.com

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