The Boob Group Episodes

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...

How BMI Impacts Breastfeeding

As new mothers, we can be a little too obsessed about fitting back into our pre-pregnancy clothes. As it turns out, having a little extra fat on your body may be its way of protecting both you and your baby....

New Mom Breastfeeding Manual: Weeks 3-6

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 months. What are a baby's typical sleep patterns during this time? How much weight should they...

Breastfeeding Challenges: Thrush and Other Infections

Consistent nipple pain may be the result of a common yeast infection known as thrush. How is thrush normally treated? When should you seek professional help? And how do you know it's not thrush and must be some other type...

Breastfeeding Twins: Schedules and Positions

Breastfeeding twins can be overwhelming, but with a little planning and some great props, you'll be amazed at what you can accomplish. What are some great positions to try with your newborns and how can these positions evolve over time?...

Breastfeeding After Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse can greatly impact your breastfeeding relationship between you and your baby. What are the main signs of trauma? How can you overcome those emotions and create a positive experience? In this episode, you'll meet sexual abuse survivors and...

Popular Galactagogues to Boost Milk Supply

If you're concerned about milk supply, you may be considering food and herbal supplements called "galactagogues" to boost milk production. So, how exactly does it work? What are some of the most popular supplements and which ones should you avoid?...

Breastfeeding After Cesarean

Are you expecting to have a cesarean or "belly birth" soon? Are you curious about how your surgery will impact your breastfeeding relationship with your new baby? Get the facts about breastfeeding after cesarean. How soon can you feed your...

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...