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The Boob Group is an audio podcast supporting expectant mothers that plan to breastfeed their babies and current breastfeeding mothers. Hosted by a certified lactation consultant, a group of moms openly discuss their success, their struggles and everything in between. The show helps guide mothers by providing an honest, natural and relaxed approach to breastfeeding.

The Boob Group is an audio podcast supporting expectant mothers that plan to breastfeed their babies and current breastfeeding mothers. Hosted by a certified lactation consultant, a group of moms openly discuss their success, their struggles and everything in between. The show helps guide mothers by providing an honest, natural and relaxed approach to breastfeeding.
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San Diego, CA

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The Boob Group is an audio podcast supporting expectant mothers that plan to breastfeed their babies and current breastfeeding mothers. Hosted by a certified lactation consultant, a group of moms openly discuss their success, their struggles and everything in between. The show helps guide mothers by providing an honest, natural and relaxed approach to breastfeeding.

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English


Episodes

Avoiding Booby Traps after a Hospital Birth

8/17/2018
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There are many decisions a pregnant woman makes about the birth of her child, yet it is the hospital she chooses that can directly impact her breastfeeding relationship. Why are some hospitals not as supportive of a woman's breastfeeding goals? What steps can you take to ensure you don't get booby-trapped? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:55

Holistic Practices that Support Lactation

8/10/2018
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Acupuncture and chiropractic are two ways in which a breastfeeding mom can support her own health and encourage her milk supply. What's involved in each of these procedures? How quickly can it impact milk supply? And how can treatment improve other postpartum symptoms? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:16

Breastfeeding Expectations: The 8th Month

8/3/2018
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We continue our series, Breastfeeding Expectations, where we follow three breastfeeding moms through the children's first year of life. At eight months, how do you deal with a distracted baby? Does a constantly distracted baby mean the baby is weaning herself from the breast? Plus, the challenges of pumping in the workplace. Do you feel boobytrapped? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:54

Breastfeeding and Dealing with Judgmental People

7/27/2018
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Irritating and judgmental breastfeeding comments can really derail a mom, and even ruin her experience nursing her baby. How can you cope with these statements without having your self esteem completely squashed? What's the best thing to say when you feel like you're being attacked? And is there any way to stop these comments before they even happen? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:22

Breastfeeding Myths and Misconceptions: Feeding Infants

7/20/2018
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There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding breastfeeding. When it comes to breastfeeding your infant, should you really "rough up" your nipples to decrease sensitivity? Should breastfeeding ever be painful? Does a little formula or rice cereal really help your baby sleep better at night? And what should you do if your baby is insistent on using you as their personal pacifier? We're busting these myths and more in our new series featuring questions submitted from our...

Duration:00:46:18

Breastfeeding Benefits Past One Year

7/13/2018
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Should you breastfed your baby past one year? The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding for six months, and up to two years with complementary food. Yet many health care providers are unclear about the benefits of extended breastfeeding. What are some of the benefits? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:01

Breastfeeding Expectations: The 7th Month

7/6/2018
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We continue our series following three breastfeeding moms through the children's first year of life. At seven months, what do you do when your baby starts biting, pinching or even hitting while at the breast? How much milk does your little one really need while you're away at work? Plus, reverse cycling and how to get your baby back on track. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:46

Athletes Who Breastfeed and Breast Pump

6/29/2018
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Athletes are a special group of people who are constantly in the mindset of looking and feeling their best so they can perform well. The training can be intense, so what happens when you have a baby and you decide to breastfeed or pump for your baby? Today we’re talking about what it means to be an athlete and the changes or challenges you may experience while breastfeeding and breast pumping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:02

How Your Thyroid Can Affect Your Milk Supply

6/22/2018
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Hormone imbalances can definitely complicate a breastfeeding mother's milk supply. But how do you know if your thyroid is really to blame? When are most women diagnosed with a high or low thyroid? What type of tests help determine this condition? And what can a mother do to help manage these levels better? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:42

Back to Work: Is My Baby Getting Enough Milk?

6/15/2018
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When a breastfeeding mother returns to work, she often has questions about how much breast milk her baby needs while she is away. How can you best calculate how much your baby will eat and what are the varying factors? How much breast milk should you keep in each bottle? And how can you ensure that your caregiver isn't overfeeding your baby? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:31

Breastfeeding Expectations: The 6th Month

6/8/2018
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We continue our series following three breastfeeding moms through the children's first year of life. At six months, do our moms consider themselves "breastfeeding ninjas". Are they still feeling confident about their milk supply? And what are their plans for introducing solids? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:57

Partial Breastfeeding: When Supplementation Is Needed

6/1/2018
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Having a baby can cause a strain on any relationship. Let's face it, parenting can be exhausting. Breastfeeding moms may feel additional stress and responsibility as the pain provider of nutrition for their babies. How can partners help relieve some of the burden and bond with their babies at the same time? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:50

Breastfeeding, Sex and Libido

5/25/2018
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You're breastfeeding your baby and you interest in sex is all but gone. Where has your libido gone that helped you make that baby in the first place? What typically causes the loss of sex drive after having a baby, and what other options do you have for connecting with your partner when your levels are really low? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:26

Breastfeeding Support: Local and Online

5/18/2018
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Breastfeeding support can truly make or break a mother’s breastfeeding experience. Yet, with so many local and online options, how’s a mother to choose which support will actually be beneficial? Today we're chatting with Sarah Ortega, a mother of four, a certified lactation educator, and the moderator of Nevada Breastfeeds, an online Facebook page that offers support to breastfeeding mothers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:53

Using Your Breastfeeding Intuition

5/11/2018
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Babies don't come with instruction manuals, so we must trust our own motherly intuition and experience to make the best decisions for our children. But, how can you trust your own "gut feeling" when everyone around you is offering their own opinion? Today our panelists share how understanding and using their own breastfeeding intuition and benefited them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:49

Breastfeeding Expectations: The 5th Month

5/4/2018
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We're continuing our year long series where we follow three women on their breastfeeding journeys. How are our moms feeling now that they babies are five months old? Have they established routines to help them through the day? What's there experience been after returning to work? And have they been able to successfully manage all this while maintaining their milk supply and storage? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:47

Breastfeeding While Pregnant

4/27/2018
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You're pregnant and had no intentions to suddenly stop breastfeeding. While the thought of being pregnant while breastfeeding your little one can be daunting, it is possible for most moms. What type of changes could you experience early in your pregnancy? Should you expect a dip in your milk supply? Plus, tips for the nursing two children shortly after giving birth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:19

Low Milk Supply: Donor Milk, Milk Banks and Formula

4/20/2018
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When a breastfeeding mom isn't making enough milk on her own, she has to consider some sort of supplementation for her little one. If you have low milk supply, what options are available and what are the pros and cons of each? Which options did our panelists choose and why? And what additional resources are available to help you make an informed decision? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:04

Oral Anatomy and the Affect on Breastfeeding

4/13/2018
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A baby's latch may look perfect from the outside, but it's what's happening on the inside that's causing the breastfeeding challenge. How can a baby's oral anatomy impact their ability to breastfeed? What are some of the most common issues babies face? And how have our panelists overcome their personal struggles? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:14

Breastfeeding Expectations: The 4th Month

4/6/2018
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New moms usually have a certain expectation of what breastfeeding is going to be like. Sometimes it happens as planned, and sometimes not. Today we're continuing our year-long series where we follow three women on their breastfeeding journeys. How are they coping with their breastfeeding challenges, such as sudden changes in behavior? And what are they doing to help prepare themselves for going back to work? Plus, what would cause a sudden drop in supply? Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:36:11