Postpartum Depression impacts for the 15% of women each year. In a previous episode, we discussed the symptoms and triggers for PPD. Now, learn more about breastfeeding-friendly options for treating depression many new mothers experience shortly after giving birth.
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!
Breastfeeding may be challenging at times, and it doesn't help to have judgmental people critiquing your every move. How can a breastfeeding mom cope with these unsolicited comments without her self-esteem being squashed?
Finding natural remedies for common breastfeeding concerns, colds and other ailments can be a challenge. Essential oils can treat many of these issues without the harsh ingredients that you don't want to pass along to your baby.
We continue our 12 month series which follows three new moms on their breastfeeding journeys. At seven months, how our moms coping with teething, scratching and pinching at the breast? Plus, one mother's attempt at reverse cycling.
For many new moms, breastfeeding and sleep go hand-in-hand. And it can sometimes be challenging to find the best blend to ensure your baby gets the best nutrition while still allowing you some much-needed shut-eye. Hear what worked for our mamas!
The World Health Organization recommends mothers breastfeed their babies for at least one year. But, there are additional benefits for mothers continue to nurse a bit longer.
Hormone imbalances can cause complicated situations for your milk supply. How do you know if your thyroid is to blame? What medications and herbs are available to treat mothers with both high and low thyroid conditions?
We continue to follow three new moms on their breastfeeding journeys. At six months, how often are our moms breastfeeding? Have they done anything special to maintain or increase milk supply? Plus, the moms prepare for the introduction of solid foods.
All breastfeeding and pumping moms need support. And many times, you can find mom-to-mom support through social media groups and forums where help is available 24/7. But what do you need to know before joining these groups? What can you expect to gain from being part of them? And what are the basic dos and don’ts when it comes to advising other moms?
Athletes are a special group of people who are constantly in the mindset of looking and feeling their best so they can perform well. The training can be intense, so what happens when you have a baby and you decide to breastfeed or pump for your baby? Today we’re talking about what it means to be an athlete and the changes or challenges you may experience while breastfeeding and breast pumping.
Not all women are able to breastfeed exclusively. How do you know if supplementation is needed? How do you cope with the shock and disappointment?
Our series continues as we explore what our breastfeeding moms are doing now that their babies are five months old. What does breastfeeding a five month old really look like? What about eating routines, milk supply and nursing in public?
At some point during pregnancy you probably heard a myth or two about breastfeeding. While some were helpful, others probably seemed a bit crazy. In this episode, we're separating fact from fiction by revealing the most common myths and misconceptions when breastfeeding infants.
When a mom returns to work, she often has questions about how much milk her baby needs while she's away. How many ounces are typically needed? Should you be using a "milk calculator"? Plus, how to handle caregivers who like to overfeed.