Episode 89 – A Father’s role in Breastfeeding

This week is World Breastfeeding Week and this year is focused on how breastfeeding contributes to the survival, health and wellbeing of all, and the imperative to protect breastfeeding worldwide. So after reading this far, you must be wondering, what are Nadir and Peter going to talk about breastfeeding? Well, quite a bit.

They are joined by a guest, Dr. Mugdha Joshi, who spoke to them about the role of a father in breastfeeding

Dr. Mugdha Joshi is a Lactation Consultant and Paediatric Nutritionist. She has been working in the field of Lactation for over 8 years. She is very passionate about helping new mothers. She also provides Prenatal Breastfeeding guidance.

Fathers may feel left out but, they have a profound effect on breastfeeding as well as well being of the wife and child

Highlights of the chat are :-

  • The father’s role starts even before the child is born
  • The use of the breast pump and how fathers can help
  • Tips that Mugdha has for fathers

If you have an interesting story or know of someone with an interesting story then please write in on popsinapod(at)gmail(dot)com.

Stay tuned next week as Nadir Pop and Peter Pop look into a different aspect of being a parent.

Published by Pops in a Pod

Pops in a Pod is parenting podcast produced by first time dads Nadir Kanthawala (content and digital marketing professional) and Peter Kotikalapudi (marketing professional). Nadir has a daughter and Peter has a son. They currently reside in Mumbai, India

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