In The Boob Group’s episode #127 Rumina Nursingwear’s founder Dawn Alva talks about her experience with advocating at her baby friendly hospital to do skin-to-skin and breastfeeding in the OR. Dawn talks with Sunny from New Mommy Media, expert panelist Rochelle McLean, Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Doula and Child Birth Educator and Kristen Stratton Birth and…

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There are no words to describe the feelings of loss a parent feels when they lose a child. Whether it’s a miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death, it can be emotionally and physically devastating for the parents and loved ones. In The Boob Group‘s Episode 76, Robin Kaplan, IBCLC and owner of San Diego Breastfeeding Center…

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  In addition to Ashley’s posts about her postpartum depression journey and how she navigated the insurance companies, Ashley also participated in a Boob Group episode about Postpartum Depression and Breastfeeding Friendly Treatments. Episode 87 of The Boob Group talks with expert Kathy Kendall-Tacket, Ph.D and IBCLC about the choices moms have when it comes…

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  Approximately 15 percent of women suffer from postpartum depression each year and that is only when it’s self reported. This number is higher than the amount of women who will get diabetes, suffer a stroke or get diagnosed with breast cancer in one year. In The Boob Group Episode #69, Robin Kaplan from San Diego…

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The Boob Group and I kick off Rumina’s Healing Series with a New Mommy Media Podcast: Breastfeeding After Sexual Abuse. Along with featured expert Diana Sjostrom Psychologist, we discuss how 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…

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