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When Your Partner Doesn't Support Your Breastfeeding Goals, The Boob Group

When Your Partner Doesn’t Support Your Breastfeeding Goals

You are passionate about giving your baby breast milk… but you’re partner? Ah, not so much. We know how important partner support is for breastfeeding and pumping moms, so what do you do when that support isn’t there? Do you stand on your soapbox and preach about all the benefits of breast milk? Or do you just let it go and “hopefully” find support elsewhere?

Breastfeeding and Pumping for Single Moms, The Boob Group

Breastfeeding and Pumping for Single Moms

Are you a single mom and breastfeeding or pumping for your baby? How do you have time to manage it all? If you’re sharing custody of your child, how do you handle time away so you don’t experience a drop in milk supply? How do you manage the stress of being a single parent? Today single moms share their experience to help other moms going through the same thing. We’re supporting one another.

Are You a Lactivist? The Boob Group

Are You a Lactivist?

Just how passionate are you about breastfeeding? Do you consider yourself a lactivist? Perhaps you proudly use this term to describe yourself, or perhaps you’re hearing this term for the first time? So, what exactly is a lactivist? And what impact does it have on the breastfeeding community?

Top Questions Moms Ask Lactation Consultants, The Boob Group

Top Questions Moms Ask Lactation Consultants

The concept seems easy. Baby is hungry, put him to the breast and feed him, right? But we all know breastfeeding isn’t always that simple. And that’s when we turn to the professionals: lactation educators, counselors and consultants who can help overcome issues that come our way. So, what are some of the most common questions we ask these professionals? And what are the answers to those questions?

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Body Image and Breastfeeding, The Boob Group

Body Image and Breastfeeding

As mothers, our bodies go through an incredible amount of change in a short period of time. We spend about nine months growing a baby, and after our babies are born, our bodies create breast milk (the most nutritious food possible) to help them grow and keep them healthy. Our bodies are truly amazing, and still many of us don’t view them that way. So, what’s the problem? And how can these negative feelings impact our breastfeeding goals?

How the Zika Virus Impacts Pregnancy and Breast Milk, The Boob Group

How the Zika Virus Impacts Pregnancy and Breast Milk

By now, you’ve probably heard of the Zika virus, which is spreading quickly. We know pregnant women can pass Zika their unborn child, but what exactly does that mean for both mom and baby? And what about moms who provide breast milk for their babies? Are they at risk too? We’re talking with concerned moms as well as a medical officer from the Centers for Disease Control to learn how Zika is impacting families all over the world.

How BMI Impacts Breastfeeding, The Boob Group

How BMI Impacts Breastfeeding

As new mothers, we can be a little too obsessed about fitting back into our pre-pregnancy clothes. As it turns out, having a little extra fat on your body may be its way of protecting both you and your baby.

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