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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

Breastfeeding Twins: Schedules and Positions

3/15/2019
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Breastfeeding twins can be overwhelming, but with a little planning and some great props, you'll be amazed at what you can accomplish. What are some great positions to try with your newborns and how can these positions evolve over time? What about tandem nursing and the challenges of latching and nursing two babies at the same time? Plus, the pros and cons of keeping your babies on a feeding schedule. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:38

Breastfeeding After Sexual Abuse

3/8/2019
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Sexual abuse can greatly impact your breastfeeding relationship between you and your baby. What are the main signs of trauma? How can you overcome those emotions and create a positive experience? In this episode, you'll meet sexual abuse survivors and hear what worked best for them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:45

Popular Galactagogues to Boost Milk Supply

3/1/2019
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If you're concerned about milk supply, you may be considering food and herbal supplements called "galactagogues" to boost milk production. So, how exactly does it work? What are some of the most popular supplements and which ones should you avoid? Plus, how can you tell if you really do have a low milk supply? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:34

Breastfeeding After Cesarean

2/22/2019
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Are you expecting to have a cesarean or "belly birth" soon? Are you curious about how your surgery will impact your breastfeeding relationship with your new baby? Get the facts about breastfeeding after cesarean. How soon can you feed your baby? How important is skin to skin contact? And what do you need to know about babies who are unusually sleepy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:18

New Mom Breastfeeding Manual: Second Week

2/15/2019
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If you're about to have a baby, you may have a lot of questions about breastfeeding your newborn, especially within the first couple of weeks. What does nursing look like during a baby's second week of life? What can you expect when your mature milk comes in? How often should your baby feed? Plus, what to do during those crazy growth spurts! Today, we're continuing our series focused on brand new moms as they begin their breastfeeding journeys. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:38:30

The Benefits of Hand Expression and Manual Pumps

2/8/2019
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You may be breastfeeding your baby. You may be pumping breast milk for your baby on a regular basis. Or perhaps you’re doing both. But what happens if you need to express your breast milk and there’s no pump in sight? Maybe your pump breaks unexpectedly or perhaps you need an alternative if you don’t have a power source? These are just some of the benefits of hand expression and manual breast pumps. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:37

Breastfeeding After Surgery and Anesthesia

2/1/2019
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You need to have surgery, but how will the anesthesia impact your breast milk? Is it safe to breastfeed your baby after having major surgery? Should you pump and dump your breast milk, just to be safe? And what can you do if surgery disrupts the daily breastfeeding relationship you have with your baby? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:11

New Mom Breastfeeding Manual: The First Week

1/25/2019
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If you're about to have a baby, you may have a lot of questions about breastfeeding your newborn, especially within the first week. How often should your baby be eating and how much? When does colostrum typically evolve into mature milk? And how much weight loss is normal for your baby? What can you expect when it comes to sore nipples and engorgement? Today, we're continuing our series focused on brand new moms as they begin their breastfeeding journeys. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:43:11

How Breastfeeding Reduces SIDS

1/18/2019
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When a baby dies from SIDS it is sad, scary and unimaginable. Did you know breastfeeding your baby can actually reduce their risk? In this episode, we'll learn more about SIDS and its impact. And we'll discuss how feeding your baby from the breast or expressed breast milk in a bottle can help keep your baby as safe as possible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:23

Dental Health and Breastfeeding

1/11/2019
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Caring for your child's oral hygiene begins at birth. How does this impact breastfeeding moms and their babies? How does breast milk impact the overall health of your baby's mouth? How do cluster feedings and snacks throughout the day and night impact your baby's gums and teeth? Learn more about the common concerns of oral hygiene and breastfeeding, and ways to overcome them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:19

Breastfeeding Expectations: The 12th Month

1/4/2019
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It's the final episode in our series, Breastfeeding Expectations, where we follow three breastfeeding moms through the children's first year of life. At 12 months, our moms reflect back on their one year journey. What was their biggest challenge? What do they love most about breastfeeding? And would they do anything differently, if given the chance? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:01

Back to Work: Reverse Cycling

12/28/2018
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If your breastfeeding baby seems to have his nights and days mixed up, then you may be experiencing reverse cycling. So, what do you do when your child isn't really interested in feeding during the day, but wants to breastfeed all night long? When does it typically happen and how long will it last? And what can you do in the meantime to get more of that much-needed rest? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:43

Does Circumcision Harm Breastfeeding?

12/21/2018
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We know birth interventions can impact our ability to breastfeed our babies, but what about treatments or procedures that typically happen within in the first few days of birth, such as circumcision? Can circumcision impair your ability to successfully breastfeed your baby? Today we’re talking with parents on both sides of their issue to learn more about their personal experience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:39

Breastfeeding and Drinking Alcohol

12/14/2018
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We're often told to avoid alcohol when breastfeeding. That's the "safe" answer, but it's not always practical. So, if you're going to have a drink, what do you need to know to protect your breast milk? How long should you wait to breastfeed your baby? How much alcohol is actually getting into your milk and how can that impact your baby? Can beer actually boost your milk supply? Plus, learn some alternatives to the dreaded "pump and dump". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:31:52

Partner Support with Project: Breastfeeding

12/7/2018
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A partner's support is crucial to a breastfeeding moms' sense of success. But partners who aren't lactating may find it difficult to understand their supporting role and know how to better assist their breastfeeding partner with the process. What can partners do prenatally and postpartum to increase the odds of meeting their breastfeeding goals? Today you'll learn all about a national campaign with the mission of de-stigmatizing public breastfeeding by education men and empowering...

Duration:00:46:05

GERD, Reflux and the Breastfed Baby

11/30/2018
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Gassy, fussy, grumpy babies! What can a breastfeeding mom do to help relieve this discomfort and make her baby feel more comfortable? What does typical gas and fussiness look like in a newborn baby? How are GERD and reflux diagnosed and how are these issues resolved? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:07

Essential Oils for Breastfeeding Moms

11/23/2018
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As a breastfeeding mom, it is sometimes difficult to find natural remedies for common ailments. Essential oils provide an alternative to medications found at the pharmacy, but many have ingredients that a breastfeeding mom wouldn't want to pass along to her baby. So, what exactly are essential oils and how are they made? How do you apply these oils? And what are the best essential oils to use for common ailments in your home? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:55

Breastfeeding Myths and Misconceptions: Milk Supply

11/16/2018
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There are some many myths and misconceptions about breastfeeding, especially when it comes to milk supply. We're answering some of your top questions including whether or not breast size can be used to gauge effective milk production. Does pumping output equal the same amount your baby is taking at the breast? Is colostrum really enough for your baby in the first few days? Plus, ways to increase milk supply after the first couple of weeks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:45:31

Coping with Cluster Feedings

11/9/2018
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It if seems like your baby always want to breastfeed, then your baby may be cluster feeding. Why do babies cluster feed? Could it be a sign of a growth spurt? What should you do if your baby is nursing non-stop? And how can cluster feedings impact milk supply? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:46

Breastfeeding Expectations: The 11th Month

11/2/2018
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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 eleven months, what are they most of as a breastfeeding mom? What tips do they have for traveling with their babies? Plus, pumping at work and the process of partially weaning their babies to incorporate solid foods. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:45