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The Boob Group: Judgment-Free Breastfeeding Support

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.

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New Mom Breastfeeding Manual: Second Week

If you're about to have a baby, you may have a lot of questions about breastfeeding your newborn, especially within the first couple of weeks. What does nursing look like during a baby's second week of life? What can you expect when your mature milk comes in? How often should your baby feed? Plus, what to do during those crazy growth spurts! Today, we're continuing our series focused on brand new moms as they begin their breastfeeding journeys. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

41mins

15 Feb 2019

Rank #1

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Top Questions Moms Ask Lactation Consultants

Breastfeeding isn't always 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? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

44mins

23 Aug 2019

Rank #2

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How Pumping Supports Your Breastfeeding Goals

Are you breastfeeding and planning to pump when you return to work? Or perhaps you plan to pump to help protect your milk supply? There are many different ways pumping can help you with your breastfeeding goals. Today we'll learn more about the various type of pumps available and how you can utilize them to provide your baby with breast milk for as long as possible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

33mins

12 Jul 2019

Rank #3

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New Mom Breastfeeding Manual: The First Week

If you're about to have a baby, you may have a lot of questions about breastfeeding your newborn, especially within the first week. How often should your baby be eating and how much? When does colostrum typically evolve into mature milk? And how much weight loss is normal for your baby? What can you expect when it comes to sore nipples and engorgement? Today, we're continuing our series focused on brand new moms as they begin their breastfeeding journeys. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45mins

25 Jan 2019

Rank #4

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Breastfeeding for One Year (How Experienced Moms Made it Work)

How long will you breastfeed your baby? Do you have any goals in mind? There are different recommendations out there, but most experts say giving your baby breast milk for the first six months to one year is ideal. But, how do you actually make this happen? Today we’re exploring the practical side of breastfeeding- featuring moms who’ve been there, done that. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

55mins

20 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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Breastfeeding Challenges: Weaning Your Baby

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

44mins

6 Mar 2020

Rank #6

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A Great Start to Breastfeeding (Featuring Ina May Gaskin)

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

44mins

4 Oct 2019

Rank #7

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New Mom Breastfeeding Manual: Months 2-6

New moms can sometimes feel overwhelmed when it comes to breastfeeding their babies. We're continuing our series on focused on empowering and educating moms with a look at what typically happens during first 2-6 months postpartum. How often are babies typically feeding during this time? How common are distractions and how can you overcome them? Plus, great tips on pumping, nursing in public and breastfeeding throughout the night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

43mins

3 May 2019

Rank #8

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Back to Work: Is My Baby Getting Enough Milk?

When a breastfeeding mother returns to work, she often has questions about how much breast milk her baby needs while she is away. How can you best calculate how much your baby will eat and what are the varying factors? How much breast milk should you keep in each bottle? And how can you ensure that your caregiver isn't overfeeding your baby? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

49mins

15 Jun 2018

Rank #9

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Coping with Cluster Feedings

It if seems like your baby always want to breastfeed, then your baby may be cluster feeding. Why do babies cluster feed? Could it be a sign of a growth spurt? What should you do if your baby is nursing non-stop? And how can cluster feedings impact milk supply? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

35mins

9 Nov 2018

Rank #10

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Breastfeeding Expectations: The 8th Month

We continue our series, Breastfeeding Expectations, where we follow three breastfeeding moms through the children's first year of life. At eight months, how do you deal with a distracted baby? Does a constantly distracted baby mean the baby is weaning herself from the breast? Plus, the challenges of pumping in the workplace. Do you feel boobytrapped?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

36mins

3 Aug 2018

Rank #11

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GERD, Reflux and the Breastfed Baby

Gassy, fussy, grumpy babies! What can a breastfeeding mom do to help relieve this discomfort and make her baby feel more comfortable? What does typical gas and fussiness look like in a newborn baby? How are GERD and reflux diagnosed and how are these issues resolved? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

39mins

30 Nov 2018

Rank #12

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Understanding Breast Pumps and Pump Parts

If you need to spend extended time away from your baby, you’ll probably need to pump. But before you purchase your breast pump, it’s important to know more about its functionality. How exactly does a breast pump work? What are the key parts and features? What’s optional? And what happens when part of your pump needs replaced? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

46mins

3 Jan 2020

Rank #13

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Breastfeeding Expectations: The 10th Month

We continue our series, Breastfeeding Expectations, where we follow three breastfeeding moms through the children's first year of life. At ten months, what's their favorite part about breastfeeding? What solids are their babies eating now? Are they supplementing with iron? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

40mins

12 Oct 2018

Rank #14