Rarely are we so obsessed with a book that we recommend it to literally everyone. When we were first introduced to the ethereal spirit that is Anjelica Malone, we knew in an instant that her book would be pure magic… and it is. Don’t let the title fool you, Milk Boss 101 is not a hokey journal that aims to tackle breastfeeding, it’s a comprehensive companion for your transition into motherhood prioritizing breastfeeding success. This journal and guide seeks to empower women of all backgrounds to choose the feeding relationship that works best for them and acquire the culturally relevant and lifestyle specific support they need to do so.
Anjelica Malone is a Lactation Educator Counselor, Childbirth Educator, & Birth and Postpartum Doula serving women in the Seattle area. She provides women with culturally sensitive and comprehensive perinatal education and support and through Milk Boss 101 offers a fresh and unconventional approach to breastfeeding that is rooted in ancestral tradition and with the turn of each page provides solace and relief to many expectant and new mothers.
“I committed to creating a magazine style guide that at its core is about removing the shame surrounding breastfeeding and inspire a team of like-minded supporters to rally around a new mother as she navigates the prenatal and postpartum journey.” ~ Anjelica Malone
From building your own unique Breastfeeding Tribe, to outlining your Breastfeeding Goals, there are strategies that preserve your sanity and ease your soul. There are plant-based globally- inspired, nutrient dense meals you can make to increase your milk supply and keep you satisfied. The bulk of the guide boasts a 7-day interactive journal for practicing mindfulness and amplifying self care during this critical period of new motherhood.
Milk Boss 101 is beautifully designed and is a great gift for a first time mama. Its a great read for doulas and birth workers in search of culturally sensitive resources to help support women along their breastfeeding journeys. We know there are real impediments to breastfeeding success for certain populations and having a girlfriend’s guide to carry you through should be foundational for all women.