Mother’s milk

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From a young age, Vivian knows she wants to be two things: a doctor and a mother. Vivian is 30 and a practicing family doctor living in London when she gets pregnant. And right away, she starts reading everything there is to know about having a baby. But when her daughter is born, Vivian quickly realizes there’s something wrong: Her new baby won't breastfeed. Photo courtesy of KCRW's Bodies

From a young age, Vivian knows she wants to be two things: a doctor and a mother. Vivian is 30 and a practicing family doctor living in London when she gets pregnant. And right away, she starts reading everything there is to know about having a baby. But when her daughter is born, Vivian quickly realizes there’s something wrong: Her new baby won't breastfeed.

This segment comes from KCRW’s Bodies, a podcast about solving medical mysteries.