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The Boob Group

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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. The show is part of the Parents On Demand Network.

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Everyone has their own unique breastfeeding challenges, including Amanda Dickey. Amanda achieved her goal to breastfeed her son and has plans to breastfeed her daughter due later this year. And she's accomplished all this without the use of her arms or legs. Amanda is quadriplegic. This is the inspirational story of how Amanda overcame the odds to provide her children with the very best.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
As twins babies get older, positioning, timing and breastfeeding, in general, can become easier. How is breastfeeding older twins different than breastfeeding newborns? What are some practical positions for this age range? What about distractibility and its impact on routine and schedule? Plus, our panelists share their most challenging moments breastfeeding their twins and how they handled it.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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
Do you feel pressure to breastfeed your baby? Sometime we do this to ourselves because we were either raised in an environment supportive of breastfeeding or perhaps it wasn’t supportive of breastfeeding- and we want to change that. And sometimes the pressure comes from other sources. Regardless, it can result in a lot of guilt when things don’t work out the way you had planned. So, what do you do with all this guilt? How do you process it? And how do you overcome it?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
All breastfeeding and pumping mothers need support. But sometimes there are barriers, usually for women of color. Some of these barriers include inaccurate stereotypes, lack of resources and less opportunity to work with specialists of color, who can better relate to their situation. So, what does this racial divide mean for the lactation community? Today we’re exploring some of the big issues.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Are you a single mom and breastfeeding or pumping for your baby? How do you have time to manage it all? If you’re sharing custody of your child, how do you handle time away so you don’t experience a drop in milk supply? How do you manage the stress of being a single parent? Today single moms share their experience to help other moms going through the same thing. We’re supporting one another.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
As a celebrity, cameras follow you wherever you go, sometimes capturing intimate moments of your life, such as breastfeeding or pumping for your child. Some celebrities have embraced this, and have even taken the initiative to post their own private moments and share them on social media. So, who are our favorite celebrity moms who are going that extra mile to normalize breastfeeding? And why do we consider them role models for other moms wanting to provide breast milk to their babies?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Listen to Bandtastic on Himalaya, or wherever you get your podcasts: https://www.himalaya.com/s/kABandtastic is a sci-fi musical adventure about the most popular band in the universe. Assembled by a super-intelligent spaceship, D.E.B.R.A. and not so intelligent robot sidekick R.A.N.D.Y., the intergalactic musicians travel to new worlds with one goal - to solve all of their problems through their incredible songs (byah byah byah!).The band consists of Seabass, a twelve-year-old boy from Earth who has the ability to make anything an instrument, Synthia, a synthetic singer with a glitch giving her the ability to feel emotions, DJ Yeah!, a dinosaur DJ with a one-word vocabulary, and Threesa, a three-headed sage with mind-blowing harmonies.Each episode presents a new challenge for the band. Whether it's teaching joy to a planet full of haterz and trollz or bringing music to a space station full of aliens who don’t have ears, they always find that if they work together, they can solve any problem out there. (Plus their Super AI tour manager is so smart that it can just about see the future, which helps.)Voices by Janet Varney (The Legend of Korra), singer Esthero, Mike Phirman (SiriusXM’s “Kids Place Live”) and Drennon Davis (NBC's Bring The Funny)Created by Drennon Davis and Mike Phirman.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Breastfeeding is a commitment which can be challenging at times. And sometimes the smallest gesture of kindness or complementary words can help build up a breastfeeding mom’s confidence and keep her nursing for as long as possible. What can you do to support the breastfeeding mom in your life? We have some great ideas for partners, family and friends.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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
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Ailin Martinez

This episode is amazing. After a challenging time it helped me to feel normal and inspire to carry on. Thanks for sharing your experiences.

Nov 7th
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Leslie Castellanos

love the 8th month but my son has 4 teeth top and 2 bottom

Aug 17th
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