The Boob Group Episodes

Successful Breastfeeding Stories: April King

We all have our own unique breastfeeding challenges. Overcoming those challenges and persevering can greatly empower you on your breastfeeding journey. April learned about her aggressive cancer just 11 days after giving birth to her fourth child. Deter...

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...

Breastfeeding Laws in the United States

Here in the United States, we have laws that help protect breastfeeding and pumping moms, such as the right to nurse your baby in public. But many of these laws are determined by the individual states. So, what exactly are...

Finding Clean, Safe Places to Pump Your Breast Milk

If you’re pumping breast milk for your baby, you may need to pump on-the-go. What happens if you’re not near your usual pumping spots? How do you find a spot that’s private and has everything you need? How do you...

How Stress Affects Your Breastfeeding Relationship

Did you know unusual amounts of stress can impact the breastfeeding relationship you have with your baby? Sometimes these hormones work together to improve mood and lactation and sometimes they are in conflict with one another. So, what can we...

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...

Giving Your Baby Breast Milk at Daycare

Many breastfeeding moms are going back to work and sending their babies to daycare. So, how much breast milk should you send? And what happens if your baby doesn't use all of that milk? Should you talk to your daycare...

Seeking Support from Breastfeeding Moms Online

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...

Breast Milk and Your Baby’s Immune System

We know breast milk is best for our babies, but how exactly does it help and protect their immune systems? What immune disorders are specifically impacted by our infant's nutrition? And what makes breast milk so powerful that some cultures...

Introducing Motherhood Sessions from Gimlet

Julia was born in South Korea, but was adopted and raised by a white family. Now that she has her own child—the first biological relative she’s ever known—she’s rethinking her relationship with her own family, and on a search to...