Micro-preemie Baby (with Lyssah) Episode 12

As a mother of a micro-preemie, Lyssah knows how overwhelming and uncertain the journey can be. It is a difficult time filled with a lot of unknowns, and yet it can also be a time of treasured moments. As Lyssah shares her story, she explains how she was able to give herself grace and still enjoy the unique time spent breastfeeding her baby. Through her journeys, Lyssah has discovered that when you accept the challenging moments and cherish the special times, it can be a beautiful journey. Join Lyssah and Bethany as they talk about her micro-preemie baby while giving herself grace and enjoying the special time spent breastfeeding.

Bethany Lovern

June 29, 2023

Blogging, Podcasts

In this episode, Bethany and Lyssah discussed her micro-preemie with breastfeeding advice in the NICU, including the benefits of using angled flanges and getting fitted for the correct size. They also emphasized the importance of giving oneself grace and enjoying the special time spent breastfeeding with their children.

About Lyssah

My name is Lyssah Fry and I am here to empower you to find success in motherhood and birth beauty into every arena of life. I am a self-employed work at home mom of 3, a wife, a follower of Jesus, a children’s director for my church, and, oh yeah, still a woman in my own right.

As moms, we wear a lot of hats, often more than one at the same time. That is what Mama Wears Many Hats is all about – navigating how to do it all and not only keep your sanity in the processes but thrive through being the mom YOU were meant to be.

We cover all things motherhood and provide encouragement in every arena, from sharing everyday life to providing practical tips and empowering encouragement.


  • 0:00 Introduction of the podcast
  • 0:26 Lyssah introduces herself
  • 1:10 Her breastfeeding journeys
  • 6:08 What did you wish you would have known about breastfeeding
  • 11:30 Favorite product used: Pumpin Pals
  • 14:10 Last piece of advice
  • 16:30 Connect with Lyssah


 “In the NICU, especially that early breast milk is so important. Baby’s systems are so underdeveloped. It is a really stressful situation for parents.”

“A watched boob never empties.”

“I was able to pump for her the whole time in the NICU.”

“Cortisol and stress impact your breastmilk production.”

“Give yourself grace.”

“You are doing your best no matter the outcome.”


Connect with Lyssah

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mamawearsma

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mamawearsman

Website: www.mamawearsmanyhats.com

E-mail: hello@mamawearsmanyhats.com

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