Ep. 187: How to Donate Breast Milk
January 31, 2022
Shanna and Laura talk with Stephanie Lehman, Ph.D., from the University of California Health Milk Bank, where Laura is donating her breast milk, about how the milk bank got started, why breast milk donation is important, how a donor can get involved and more! Also, Laura wonders if her 11-month-old is officially a walker now, and Shanna bemoans her family’s out-of-control dinner routine. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s kids are 3 and 5 years old, and Laura’s kids are 2.5 years old and 11 months old.
- University of California Health Milk Bank Visit the UC Health Milk Bank to learn about breast milk donation.
- UC Health Milk Bank Instagram Follow the UC Health Milk Bank on Instagram!
- Spidey and His Amazing Friends Laura's son loves this cute show on Disney+.
- @ParentingCoach on TikTok Laura likes this TikTok account and talks in this episode about some good advice she got recently from the account.
- Saalt Menstrual Cup* This is the menstrual cup Shanna talks about in this episode.
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