Taya Griffin, IBCLC dispells common myths about breastfeeding answers breastfeeding questions submitted by the Anointment community in Part 2 of a two-part conversation.
Diving into how reframing our self-limiting beliefs and behaviours and bravely chasing our dreams, ripple out to change the world, one action at a time. And how, sometimes, it is the small moments in life that lead to a complete pivot in perspective, only to be found in hindsight.
Taya Griffin, IBCLC shares her journey from Corporate Strategist to Lactation Consultant and her breastfeeding journey. Learn about some common challenges overcome by her lactation clients, and Taya’s answers to breastfeeding questions submitted by the Anointment community in Part 1 of a two-part conversation.
Host April MacKinnon shares the story of the link between her birth experience and becoming a skin care business owner and how it ties in to the original goal of this podcast.
Since the onset of COVID, birth trauma rates have doubled. Nicole MacRae of Oak and Cedar Wellness is a certified perinatal menthal health and trauma counsellor who explains the journey she took to become certified, how building your relationship with a perinatal counsellor BEFORE birth can reduce the likelihood of developing a postpartum mood disorder, and how counselling can help you with postpartum depression and anxiety, intrusive thoughts, and birth trauma – even years postpartum.
Motherhood is often desired and treasured but it also comes with a host of emotions we are not always comfortable with or have the skills to process. Author, coach, and mother Jessie Harrold returns for a deep dive into the uncomfortable feelings of matrescence including grief, rage, and loss, while offering actionable suggestions to help build the skills to work through these feelings before they accumulate into deep resentments.
Lara Proud, RN returns in part 2 of this two-part series to talk about the reasons behind declining breastfeeding initiation rates in our hospitals since 2016 and how to navigate available resources to set your breastfeeding journey up for success.