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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

Food and Cooking Tips for the Breastfeeding Mom

10/19/2018
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Finding time to feed yourself nutritious foods can be a struggle when you're a new mom. So, what exactly does your body need during this time to maintain and even enhance your milk supply? What specific foods are typically recommended for breastfeeding moms? Plus, we reveal our favorite go-to items for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:38

Breastfeeding Expectations: The 10th Month

10/12/2018
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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 ten months, what's their favorite part about breastfeeding? What solids are their babies eating now? Are they supplementing with iron? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:36

How to NOT Need a Lactation Consultant

10/5/2018
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There are many things a breastfeeding mom can do to help herself on her journey- while she's pregnant and after the birth of her baby. What are some of the best ways to be successful at breastfeeding so you won't need the help of a lactation consultant? How can you medical team make or break your experience? And what situations put mothers at higher risk for needing assistance? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:15

Breastfeeding Criticism: When It's None of Their Business!

9/28/2018
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We all know that breastfeeding is natural and normal. It's also something that everyone seems to have an opinion about. Whether it's coming from your mother, or a complete stranger, breastfeeding criticism can be tough to endure. Why do they think it's ok to voice their opinion? How do you handle a potentially awkward situation? And can you prevent that situation from happening in the first place? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:21

Breastfeeding Expectations: The 9th Month

9/21/2018
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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 nine months, what does their breastfeeding relationship look like? What is reverse cycling and how is it impacting one of our panelists? Plus, the challenge of keeping up your milk supply and maintaining a full-time job. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:06

Exclusive Pumping: The Basics

9/14/2018
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Despite every intention to breastfeed their babies, sometimes moms must look for alternatives, such as feeding their babies their expressed breast milk. What are the pros and cons for exclusively pumping? How can pumping impact a mother emotionally? Plus, how to choose the right parts to help make exclusive pumping work for you and your baby. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:15

Vitamin Supplements for the Breastfed Baby

9/7/2018
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Breast milk alone may not provide all the vitamins a growing baby needs. Sometimes pediatricians will recommend additional Vitamin D and iron. Why are these vitamins being recommended and what kind of effect does it have on mother and baby? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:19

Postpartum Depression and Breastfeeding-Friendly Treatments

8/31/2018
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More women develop postpartum depression each year than strokes, diabetes and breast cancer. If you're a breastfeeding mom, what choices do you have when it comes to treatment? Are there non-medicinal options that can effectively treat the problem? What roles do Omega 3 fatty acids, exercise and bright light therapy play? Our parents share what worked for them! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:08

Breastfeeding, Bedsharing and Sleep Training

8/24/2018
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For many mothers, breastfeeding is the best way to help soothe their little ones to sleep. How does this impact hot button topics such as bedsharing and sleep training? If you choose to share your bed, or co-sleep, how can you do it safely? What can you expect with sleep training and how can it impact the breastfeeding relationship you have with your child? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:52

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