If you're concerned about milk supply, you may be considering 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?
Here’s your guide to all the breastfeeding resources from The Boob Group episodes! You can listen to all of our episodes through this website, our RSS feed as well as your favorite podcast apps!
It's the last episode in our series where we follow three breastfeeding moms as they nurse their babies for the first year of life. What challenges are they facing, and how are they overcoming them to have the best breastfeeding experience possible?
Consistent nipple pain may be the result of a common yeast infection known as thrush. How is thrush normally treated? When should you seek professional help? And how do you know it's not thrush and must be some other type of infection?
Sexual abuse can greatly impact the 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.
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.
For a new mom, breastfeeding is a new challenge that comes with many rewards. We're continuing our series that breaks down what moms can expect during the first year of life. This episode explores what breastfeeding typically looks like during the second week after the birth of your baby.
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?
If you're pumping, you want your breast milk to stay as fresh as possible for your baby. How long can you leave pumped milk in the fridge and freezer? What are some smart storage options for using only the amount of milk your little one actually needs? Plus, how can you tell if your milk has gone bad?
We continue our series following three breastfeeding moms as they nurse their babies for the first year of life. What challenges are they facing during their tenth month? And how are they overcoming those obstacles to have the best breastfeeding experience possible?
Returning to work can be a bit of a challenge for breastfeeding and pumping moms. There are so many things to consider, both mentally and physically. So, how can employers help ease this process for mothers returning from maternity leave? What are some of the challenges businesses face? And how can employees advocate for themselves? Today we’re talking about how to support breastfeeding and pumping employees.