We are busy multi-tasking mamas, and many of us are breastfeeding and pumping for our babies on-the-go. So, what happens when you need some privacy when you’re out in public with your baby? What are public nursing or lactation rooms and how can they help? Are these area hurting or helping the breastfeeding/pumping cause? Today we’re talking about the importance of lactation rooms and legislation to support it.
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!
Our series continues as we follow three breastfeeding moms who reflect on their highs and lows of nursing their newborns for their third month.
Many women mistakenly believe that they cannot conceive if they are breastfeeding a child. This is simply not true. How can you make this experience as safe (and comfortable) for everyone involved?
Ouch! That's what happens when your sweet, little baby clamps down on you like you're a teether! Sometimes it's on accident and sometimes it's on purpose (followed by a cute smile), but it's never enjoyable for mom. So, when do babies start biting? And how do you get them to stop? Our moms share what's worked best for them!
Our series continues as we follow three breastfeeding moms who reflect on their highs and lows of nursing their newborns for their second month.
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 really take typically pumping breaks? What are your options? We have some amazing mamas on this episode to give you some insight on what worked for them!
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? We're turning the show over to dads so they can share their personal experience.
Many mothers dream of having an oversupply, but it can be real problem and comes with its own set of breastfeeding challenges. How can a mother better control her oversupply issues? Plus, what is an overactive letdown and how can it impact oversupply?
What happens when life throws you a curveball and you’re unable to breastfeed? What? Is that even possible? Weren’t our bodies designed to nourish our babies? If you’re a mom struggling with not being able to breastfeed your baby- you’re not alone. And sometimes you just need to let go.
Some babies need to nurse often- and that includes late at night and the wee hours of the morning. So, how can you get the restful sleep you need while providing for your baby? Our breastfeeding moms share what's worked for them!
So, you've decided to exclusively pump for your baby. Now how do you turn this plan into reality? What are some common obstacles moms who pump typically encounter and how can you overcome them?
Many breastfeeding moms question whether or not they are making enough milk for their baby. So, how do you know if there really is a problem?
Women with large breasts often have concerns when breastfeeding their babies. Will you somehow smother your little one? Could you produce too much milk and become engorged? Will your flow be faster and more uncomfortable for your baby? Today you'll hear from large breasted women about what works best for them!
If your baby is having a hard time latching, he may need a nipple shield to help get breastfeeding off to a good start. And even though nipple shields can help, there are definite pros and cons to using them. What's the correct way to use them? And when should you perhaps try other alternatives?