Badass Breastfeeding Podcast

Melatonin In Breastmilk

July 19, 2021 Dianne Cassidy & Abby Theuring Season 1 Episode 202
Badass Breastfeeding Podcast
Melatonin In Breastmilk
Show Notes

Do you know what melatonin is and what it does?

How about circadian rhythm??

Does your baby have either one of these things?  Tune in to find out how breastfeeding can help.

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Things we talked about:

What is melatonin [7:59]

Circadian rhythm [8:54]

Breastfed babies sleep longer (really)  [11:07]

Babies don’t have circadian rhythm [12:15]

How the milk changes in the evening with melatonin [18:51]

Reducing colic [19:34]

Pumped milk and melatonin [21:39]

It’s so helpful to know why your baby is doing what they are doing [27:13]
 

*This Episode is sponsored by Original Sprout and Fairhaven Health

 

Links to information we discussed or episodes you should check out!

 

https://www.llli.org/breast-milks-circadian-rhythms-2/

 

https://badassbreastfeedingpodcast.com/episode/082-nighttime-breastfeeding-with-tracy-cassels-phd-evolutionary-parenting/


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