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The Booby Fairy
50 minutes | Dec 10, 2022
Tongue Tie Tribe
The Booby Fairy is back with an all new season and all new show including a fabulously fun co-host Dr. Michelle Weaver, DC. Welcome as we discuss our new practice The Tongue Tie Tribe, the one stop baby -co-op, designed to holistically heal and treat tongue tied babies. We dive in to our new partnership, other members of the team, and discuss tips on how to help new mothers feel empowered in those first couple of months postpartum.
35 minutes | Jun 27, 2022
Cranial Sacral Love
In this episode Danielle sits down with the amazing Lori Hendrickson, a cranial sacral therapist, to discuss the importance of body work in babies, and why we are seeing an increase in torticollis (when the neck tilts to one side) plageocephaly (when the head becomes flat and needs a helmet) and some stretches that we can do to help prevent this from happening. If you have a fussy, cranky, baby who prefers one side, is constantly arching at the breast, and pulls away, this is the episode for you.
42 minutes | Jun 15, 2022
Don't Should On Yourself
Danielle sits down with her dear family friend Dottie Pickett, LMFT, EMDR therapist, and MTHFR expert,(the gene responsible for ties, and many forms of depression). They discuss postpartum depression, good enough parenting, how important postnatal nutrition is for your brain, and hormone balance, and what to do to beat the baby blues. In this episode we laugh, cry, and of course, talk about how not to "Should" on yourself.
28 minutes | May 14, 2022
Formula Shortage Strategy
We are facing yet again another crisis in our healthcare, this time directly affecting the lives and development of babies. There are very valid reasons as to why a woman chooses not to breastfeed and it is our job as women to support them in and through that decision. In this episode, I explain why there is a shortage, and what we can do to help ease the pressure on moms, primarily through the help of other women inducing lactation and or relactating to donate to a baby in our lives. Tune in to this very important episode to find out what we CAN do and what we CANNOT do. Takes a village ladies.
23 minutes | May 4, 2022
Sprinkle Some Booby Fairy Dust
In this episode, Danielle opens up about her first few weeks as a mom, and how her little barracuda baby inspired her to finally write "The Booby Fairy's Guide To Breastfeeding". She shares the first chapter of her book, as raw and vulnerable as it is, as she guides you through the very beginnings of her journey. We talk about how bottle feeding pumped milk is still breastfeeding, and the pressure we all face to become the perfect breastfeeder. 'Mom guilt' is real, but each day is a new beginning with the help of the booby fairy. If you enjoyed this episode I believe you will like my new book. Check it out.
48 minutes | Apr 26, 2022
The 4 intimacy styles of Sexpectant parents with Dr. Viviana Coles, DMFT
Dr. Viviana Coles is back with our new vamped inaugural podcast as we discuss all things intimate. Dr. Viv from Lifetime's: "Married At First Sight" and author of the "The 4 Intimacy Styles" is back and dives in and explains the importance of finding your intimacy style within your relationship as you enter into the new world of parenting.
4 minutes | Apr 25, 2022
The Booby Fairy Is Back
After 8 long months, a lot of change, and a brand new name, the 'Lactinator', now known as the 'Booby Fairy', Danielle Gauss is back with a whole new season of celebrity guests, hilarious moments, new products, and more importantly education for you new mommas. Welcome to the brand new revamped version of "The Booby Fairy"
55 minutes | Aug 25, 2021
A Little Added Pressure, On Point
Lauren Messelbeck, Acupuncturist, sits down with Danielle to talk about all the points our body can make with a little added pressure. She discusses which acupuncture points work for increasing milk supply, decreasing stress, managing hormones. Lauren also provides our listeners with tips on how to perform acupuncture at home to calm both mom and baby. These powerful points help to almost instantly increase supply while decreasing the level of our stress hormone cortisol. This is one you don't want to miss.
53 minutes | Aug 10, 2021
Weaving our babies into Alignment with Dr. Weaver, Infant Chiropractor
Danielle sits down with infant chiropractor Dr. Michelle Weaver to discuss the benefits of bodywork...infant chiropractic care, for the baby's overall well-being as well as the benefit to breastfeeding. When your baby is born it can be traumatic to their little bodies, causing pain, colic, and tension that is difficult for both mom and baby. However, the word chiropractor can be scary if you don't know the specifics. Dr. Weaver explains in detail the benefits for the baby's overall health, along with the benefits of bodywork post frenectomy. This is one you don't want to miss.
36 minutes | Aug 4, 2021
Tata Trivia Tuesday
It is the first Tuesday of the month, and you know what that means...it is "Tata Trivia Tuesday", where Danielle takes 3 of your submitted Q&A questions and answers them in full Lactinator detail. In this episode, we cover the myth behind foremilk/hindmilk, what your baby's poop color means, quick ways to increase your milk supply, and how to get rid of a clog. Join us as we break down in detail some of the easiest solutions for the most difficult breastfeeding obstacles.
29 minutes | Jun 16, 2021
Vagi Tales Memoirs From Down Under
It’s summer, and with that comes the need for some much-needed relaxation. What better way to unwind than taking a moment to laugh at the hurdles life brings. As women, we have to learn to laugh and take life as it comes. Danielle gives you a sneak peek into her just released hilarious memoirs book of firsts. The newly published book is available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle and is a fun page-turner for you to unwind with next to the pool or in between your baby’s naps. Reading a few sections of her book, we hope you enjoy it.
25 minutes | Jun 3, 2021
Breaking the silence on Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex - DMER
DMER or Dysphoric Milk Ejection Reflex is a rare condition of feeling melancholy moments after a mother's milk lets down. It is a silent struggle, that more and more mothers are dealing with on a daily basis. What was once thought of as a serious bout of baby blues, has a significant medical reason behind the negative emotions. Danielle is shining some light on the secret stealer, sharing her own story of battling DMER and what you can do to break the cycle and get onto the road of healing.
29 minutes | May 26, 2021
Making lemonade out of lemons
After a 2 month hiatus, Danielle is back with new episodes and new guests. In this brief episode, she discusses what she has been up to as well as the importance of self-care. When life gets hard you have to make time for self-care and self-healing.
50 minutes | Mar 10, 2021
Low Milk Supply, Antibody Up
Team Danielle is back together again for another episode! Danielle Dodd from Lifetime's Married At First Sight, discuss what it is like to have a low milk supply, and what a gift even 2 oz can be. Danielle dives into the reasons behind low supply, as there is usually always a reason, and how even a couple of ounces has enough antibodies to protect your baby. We discuss what antibodies pass through milk, what is absorbed, and how the biochemistry of the immune system is with your baby...all without big science words. We break down the negative stigma and mom guilt associated with mothers who supplement with formula and encourage the motivation behind breastfeeding.
40 minutes | Mar 6, 2021
Life on the Front Line-title
Danielle sits down with the ever so brilliant Covid ICU nurse, Jess, to discuss what it is really like working in an ICU unit, the fear, the reality, and the hope. Jess breaks down the science behind all three covid vaccines and explains in-depth the safety and efficacy of the science behind it. We discuss which vaccine is safe for the expectant and breastfeeding mother, as well as what to expect after receiving the dose. Sit back grab, some coffee, as we learn from the best.
49 minutes | Feb 3, 2021
Being A Parent after Surviving Abuse
Trigger Warning: This episode includes information and stories of sexual abuse and domestic abuse. In this episode, Danielle discusses the challenges that can come from being a parent after you survived any form of abuse. Parenting is hard enough, but when you throw in a traumatic event from your past, it can take on a whole new level. Dr. Dana Basu, child, and maternal Psychologist, joins Danielle in this very important discussion, providing tips for the parent who has survived, and tips for parenting the child who has been subjected to abuse. Danielle shares her very raw past in hopes of uplifting other families. Dr. Basu, founder and author of "Everything But Crazy" offers a place for parents to gain support for parenting challenges, relationship problems, perinatal mood disorders, trauma recovery, and self-growth in a friendly, non-fudgy, real-talk kind of way. The content may be heavy, but it is full of love and tips for regaining your self-worth.
23 minutes | Jan 31, 2021
Covid Vaccine and Breastfeeding
After a holiday hiatus, Danielle is back with new topics, a new look, and a theme song! Season 2, 2021 here we come! In this brief episode, Danielle explains how the new Covid-19 vaccine works, if it is safe to get when you are breastfeeding, what symptoms you should look for after, and who should get it. She discusses her own vaccine experience, side effects, perks, as well as future topics for this season. Welcome back friends, The Lactinator is here, She's got you, mommas, tune in she will educate you.
19 minutes | Dec 9, 2020
What if Miss Rona was Breastfed?
Danielle takes an alternative approach to a possible solution for Covid-19. Breastmilk is a superpower, but what if the way to normal was thinking outside of normal? What if your blood type could save you? What if lupus plus lactation held the key to the antidote we have all been praying for? Take a listen, it might just surprise you.
52 minutes | Nov 23, 2020
Its not in your head
In this episode, Danielle sits down with her youngest daughter Alaina and gives the child/patient point of view as they discuss fighting a rare medical crisis in the midst of a pandemic. Alaina advocates as the voice of the patient, what she wants all parents to know, and how to have faith in the fight.
21 minutes | Nov 7, 2020
Tis The season to be Mommy
Danielle talks all things holiday: Foods to avoid so your milk supply won't dip, best gift ideas for the new mother to be, holiday traditions complete with poker and tinsel poops. And of course the forgotten holiday of Thanksgiving. Tune in to find out how to spoil that new momma this holiday season.
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