Breastfeeding Essentials for Moms, by Moms.
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  • Sex and Breastfeeding - A New Level of Intimacy

    Loving our baby comes easy, the cute toes and irresistible baby smell win our hearts from the moment we meet. Caring for sweet our new little ones is a big job- so it’s lucky for them they are so cute. Sleepless nights, endless diaper changes, spit up covering every surface can leave you feeling like a milk soaked zombie –but a happy zombie that wouldn’t change a thing.

    Boob Tube Episode 12 - Breastfeeding in Public. Know your Rights!

    Arm yourself with the latest info on your rights to breastfeed in public or pump on the job. Tobi and I both breastfed in public and became more comfortable nursing our second babies while usually covered up with our first. We had some great comments from viewers about their experience pumping at work - be sure to read through them!
  • Breastfeeding as Birth Control

    Throughout history, women have used breastfeeding as a natural contraceptive. Researchers have found evidence of Egyptian, Native Alaskan and early European populations recognizing the connection between breastfeeding and family planning. This method of birth control is known as the Lactational Amenorrhea Method or LAM.

  • Breastfeeding Reduces Diabetes Risk

    The list of breastfeeding benefits for you just got a little longer with the latest study out of Kaiser Permanente. In 1985 and 1986 researchers enrolled 1238 women and followed them for 30 years to find risk factors for disease and identify trends in health habits. Over the next 30 years, each woman had at least one live birth and reported the amount of time they breastfed their infants. Other behaviors were also recorded, like diet and physical activity.

    Boob Tube episode 11 - Breastfeeding and Exercise

    Pregnancy and caring for a new baby is tough. You might want to begin exercising for the first time or restart your old routine. But how will your new activity level effect your milk supply? Watch this episode for more options on exercises, things to consider and read some great comments from other viewers. For more of the Boob Tube check out The Boob Tube at Fairhaven Health

    Boob Tube Episode 10 - Breastfeeding During the Holidays

    It gets busy during the holiday season, especially for moms! In this episode, Tobi and I tackle "holiday weaning syndrome" - yes that is a thing. We also share tips for managing holiday stress while breastfeeding and get some great comments from our viewers. This episode is perfect for moms, or anyone spending holidays with a mom. We chose this topic because Tobi and I are typical moms and we had to manage holiday breastfeeding, it isn't easy. Check out more episodes of The Boob Tube at Fairhaven Health

    Live with Elisabeth from One Ounce at a Time

    Elisabeth Anderson is a super pumper - she stores more than 200 ounces per day. Pumping is more than a full-time job for her, she also cares for her two little girls and other family members. In this live video get some insight into her daily life and envy her organizational skills. Peek into her freezer at more than 2000 ounces of breast milk!

    Tobi on stage at Big City Moms

    Talking about sleep, baby care and breastfeeding in Miami. The Boob Tube's Tobi Porter is on stage to share her expertise about back to work and pumping, being a breastfeeding firefighter and creating Milk Trays. More episodes of The Boob Tube are available here.

    Boob Tube Episode 9 - Breast Pain

    If you are breastfeeding or pregnant, your breasts might hurt. From hormones to engorgement, we discuss the reasons for breast pain, and some easy ways to manage the pain. Tobi and I chose this topic because we have many moms ask us if breast pain is normal - and we both experienced it during our breastfeeding journeys. Check out all the episodes of The Boob Tube at Fairhaven Health -


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