Badass Breastfeeding Podcast

Busting Milk Storage Myths

August 30, 2021 Dianne Cassidy & Abby Theuring Season 1 Episode 208
Badass Breastfeeding Podcast
Busting Milk Storage Myths
Show Notes

Have you received mixed messages about milk storage?

Are you worried about mixing cold milk with warm, or if there are rules regarding breastmilk bottles?

You are not alone.  Let’s talk about the research and break it all down.

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Things we talked about:

 Lisa’s story [5:46]

Figuring out pumping [16:06]

All of this is lost on anyone who hasn’t experienced it [19:53]

The renewed focus on the power of breastmilk [22:56]

Getting into the research about milk pooling and storing [30:14]

Milk storage and food handling [33:19]

Breastmilk is not dead flesh, it’s a live substance [35:23]

Making things more difficult [45:01]

Can you give the same bottle more than once? [51:54]

NICU babies and decreased bacteria in milk [59:56]

Medicine is slow to change [1:00:33]

Finding Lisa [1:09:52]

 

 

*This Episode is sponsored by Ceres Chill 

 

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

 

Research from Dr. Steven Townsend

·         https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6019282/pdf/nihms-974627.pdf

·         https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00630

 

Here is a video regarding his research:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMEvacLuxq0&t=3s

 

Here is his bio:   https://www.vanderbilt.edu/chemistry/faculty/townsend.php

 

Research from Dr. Lisa Stellwagen about the benefits of pooling milk and mixing temperatures: 

 

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23039396/  

 

Ceres Chill Blog about warm/chilled breastmilk

 

https://www.cereschill.com/blogs/news/adding-warm-breastmilk-to-chilled  

 Analysis by Dr. Trill Paullin that is posted in our “Ceres Series” articles: 


 https://www.cereschill.com/blogs/news/pooling-milk-breastmilk-is-not-frail  

 

Anyone who is interested in donating breastmilk for research purposes please email [email protected]. Even as little as half an ounce is hugely impactful for the independent research being done at Vanderbilt under an NIH grant

 

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