Breastfeeding & Workouts with Kelly Kendall RN, IBCLC

Today I speak with Kelly Kendall, a registered nurse and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Today, we talk about one of the questions I get asked most: how to workout and breastfeed at the same time and do both successfully. Kelly shares her personal experiences with breastfeeding and how that lead her to becoming an IBCLC. We talk about common issues, how to know what’s normal, and where to go for support. Kelly provides such a great perspective for all breastfeeding moms. We talk about logistical issues moms face when starting to add back in workouts postpartum and some solutions.  

Kelly shares a wealth of information about breastfeeding and workouts. You don’t want to miss the interview!

We  talk about:

-becoming an IBCLC

-common breastfeeding struggles

-mom guilt

-the importance of support and community

-not knowing what’s normal

-logistical and nutrition advice

Time Stamps

1:00 introduction

4:19 common issues and struggles

9:15 where moms struggle when starting to add in workouts

11:50 nutrition advice for breastfeeding moms

14:15 additional advice for moms




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