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The Boob Group: Judgment-Free Breastfeeding Support

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We support parents who are passionate about providing breast milk to their babies. Each week, a group of experienced moms openly discuss their success, their struggles and society’s impact on how they feed their babies. The show helps guide listeners by providing an honest, natural and judgment-free approach to breastfeeding, pumping, milk sharing and more.

Location:

San Diego, CA

Description:

We support parents who are passionate about providing breast milk to their babies. Each week, a group of experienced moms openly discuss their success, their struggles and society’s impact on how they feed their babies. The show helps guide listeners by providing an honest, natural and judgment-free approach to breastfeeding, pumping, milk sharing and more.

Language:

English


Episodes
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Back to Work: Break Time for Nursing Moms

5/24/2024
If you're breastfeeding and headed back to work- then you probably have pumping on the brain! What policies here in the U.S. help protect moms who need to schedule pumping breaks throughout the day? And what happens if you have a job where you can't take standard pumping breaks? What are your options? We have some amazing mamas on this episode to give you some insight on what worked for them! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:46

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How WIC Supports Breastfeeding and Bottle-Feeding Moms

5/17/2024
All women need support throughout their breastfeeding and pumping journey. And for some families, that includes financial help to better care for both mom and baby. Today, we're talking all about WIC, which stands for Women, Infants and Children. It’s a federal program that helps pregnant and their postpartum moms and children receive the nutritional care they need. Learn more about their services and how they’ve helped lower income families all over the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:04

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How Dads Can Bond with a Breastfed Baby

5/10/2024
We know breastfeeding is a great way to bond with your baby, but what about dads and partners who aren’t actually feeding the baby? What can they do to help bond with their babies in their own ways? And how does that initial bond strengthen over time? For the first time ever, we're turning the show over to dads so they can share their personal experience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:36

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A Great Start to Breastfeeding (Featuring Ina May Gaskin)

5/3/2024
Breastfeeding is often overlooked by pregnant moms as they prepare for their new babies. We often have no idea what breastfeeding really looks like until we're nursing our own child. The "Mother of Midwives" Ina May Gaskin explains how mothers can prepare themselves for an enjoyable breastfeeding experience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:33

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Lose Weight While Breastfeeding and Maintaining Your Milk Supply

4/26/2024
You're a breastfeeding mom and you still have nine months of pregnancy weight hanging around after the birth of your baby. How can you successfully lose the extra pounds while still maintaining a healthy milk supply for your little one? How many calories are needed to keep your supply and what are some healthy meals to help you keep on track? Plus, how to keep your body from producing too much lactic acid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:53

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Ways to Combat Nursing in Public Harassment

4/19/2024
Despite federal and state laws protecting a mother's right to breastfeed in public, many women still face harassment and ridicule when feeding their babies outside the home. What are some of the ways women are harassed? What should you do if asked to cover up? And what resources are available for women who's rights have been violated? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:06

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Should I Wear a Breastfeeding Cover?

4/12/2024
To cover or not to cover, that is the question! Picture this: you’re walking through the store, your baby gets hungry. What do you do? Do you find a seat in the middle of the mall, unclip your nursing bra and let your little one go to town? Or do you reach into your baby-bag and whip out your trusty nursing cover? Today we’re talking about all breastfeeding covers- should you or shouldn’t you? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:02

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Milk Sharing: Mother to Mother

4/5/2024
You planned to exclusively breastfeed your baby, but there have been some bumps in your breastfeeding journey. One option is to supplement your baby with another mother's breast milk. And social media has paved the way for many mothers to bypass the milk banks and find mothers who are donating their own milk. But is this safe? What are the main risks and benefits? Learn more from women who have both donated and received milk directly from another mother. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:07

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Breastfeeding After Previous Low Milk Supply

3/29/2024
When a mother experiences a chronic low milk supply with one of her babies, she may wonder what she could do the next time around to have a greater milk supply. What are some possible causes of low milk supply? What are some recommended ways to increase supply? And how do you handle the constant worry and possibility of not being able to provide enough milk for your little one? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:38

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Breastfeeding Your Baby in the NICU

3/22/2024
If your baby has been placed in the NICU, the separation between mom and baby can sometimes cause a challenge with breastfeeding. How can a mom maximize her breastfeeding success when in this situation? What are your options when it comes to supplementation? And how do you maintain a good milk supply when separated from your baby? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:44

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Back to Work: Your Pumping Rights

3/15/2024
Your return to work after maternity leave can be challenging. Combine that with an employer who less-than-supportive of your pumping rights and you have even more stress. What are your pumping rights when you return to work? How can you ensure these laws are upheld? And what's the best way to handle your break times and make them work for you? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:26

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The Dos and Don'ts of Nipple Shields

3/8/2024
What exactly is a nipple shield and how is it used? What types of babies typically benefit from using a nipple shield? Also, what are some of the difficulties of using one and why would you want to wean your baby from it as soon as possible? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:55

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Tips When Breastfeeding and Pumping Abroad

3/1/2024
As a new mom, you may be familiar with how breastfeeding and pumping is perceived within your own community, but what happens when you need to travel to another country? What about important issues such as breastfeeding in public and finding quality places to pump? How do you stay respectful of other cultures while still pursuing your own personal feeding goals? And where do you turn if you need help? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:56

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Breastfeeding While Pregnant

2/23/2024
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:00:40:42

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Oral Anatomy and the Affect on Breastfeeding

2/16/2024
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:00:41:37

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Birth Interventions: The Impact on Breastfeeding

2/9/2024
Cesarean, induction and epidural rates are at an all-time high. How can birth interventions, such as these, impact your ability to breastfeed your baby? Which type of birth interventions have the greatest risk for negatively impacting breastfeeding? And what can you do, after your birth to minimize these challenges? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:37

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Breastfeeding Toddlers: Night Nursing and Weaning

2/2/2024
We're continuing our popular discussion on what it's like to breastfeed a toddler. What are some great night nursing strategies as well as ways to get your little to sleep without breastfeeding? What's the difference between producing less milk and not enough milk? Plus how to you start the weaning process if that's something you're hoping to do. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:50

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What Do You Learn In a Prenatal Breastfeeding Class?

1/26/2024
You’re pregnant and you’re planning to breastfeed your baby. But how? Putting your newborn baby at the breast seems pretty basic. Still, you may have many questions, and that’s why many moms are choosing to take a prenatal breastfeeding class! What can you expect from taking one of these classes? What do you really need to know before your baby is born? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:10

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Biological Nurturing and Laid-Back Breastfeeding

1/19/2024
Mothers have breastfed their babies since the beginning of time- otherwise, the human race wouldn't have survived. So, why does it seem that more and more women are having trouble? Are we missing something that our babies are trying to tell us? Today we're learning all about biological nurturing, which encourages your own breastfeeding instincts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:29

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Breastfeeding Challenges: Weaning Your Baby

1/12/2024
The time has come to wean your baby from breastfeeding. Perhaps it’s your choice or maybe you’re letting your child choose when it’s time to wean. Regardless, it can be a challenge both mentally and physically for both of you. Today we're talking with moms about the practical side of what it takes to wean their babies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:02