The Boob Group Episodes

Dental Health and Breastfeeding

Caring for your child's oral hygiene begins at birth. How does this impact breastfeeding moms and their babies? How does breast milk impact the overall health of your baby's mouth? How do cluster feedings and snacks throughout the day and...

Breastfeeding Expectations: The 12th Month

It's the final episode in our series, Breastfeeding Expectations, where we follow three breastfeeding moms through the children's first year of life. At 12 months, our moms reflect back on their one year journey. What was their biggest challenge? What...

Back to Work: Reverse Cycling

If your breastfeeding baby seems to have his nights and days mixed up, then you may be experiencing reverse cycling. So, what do you do when your child isn't really interested in feeding during the day, but wants to breastfeed...

Does Circumcision Harm Breastfeeding?

We know birth interventions can impact our ability to breastfeed our babies, but what about treatments or procedures that typically happen within in the first few days of birth, such as circumcision? Can circumcision impair your ability to successfully...

Breastfeeding and Drinking Alcohol

We're often told to avoid alcohol when breastfeeding. That's the "safe" answer, but it's not always practical. So, if you're going to have a drink, what do you need to know to protect your breast milk? How long should you...

Partner Support with Project: Breastfeeding

A partner's support is crucial to a breastfeeding moms' sense of success. But partners who aren't lactating may find it difficult to understand  their supporting role and know how to better assist their breastfeeding partner with the process. What...

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...

Essential Oils for Breastfeeding Moms

As a breastfeeding mom, it is sometimes difficult to find natural remedies for common ailments. Essential oils provide an alternative to medications found at the pharmacy, but many have ingredients that a breastfeeding mom wouldn't want to pass along t...

Breastfeeding Myths and Misconceptions: Milk Supply

There are some many myths and misconceptions about breastfeeding, especially when it comes to milk supply. We're answering some of your top questions including whether or not breast size can be used to gauge effective milk production. Does pumping outp...

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...