Gotcha Mama Podcast Episode 23 – Leaky boobs and big ideas: how a common problem led to life transformation with Brookelynn Espegard

You know better than anyone the physical and mental changes you go through when you become a mom. No matter how many kids you have, you’re always a new woman, and a new mom, after each one is born.

Sometimes hormones, emotions, time for healing, and responsibilities can creep in and take over our own sense of self-worth and purpose after birth though. I’ve totally been there! Mom’s deal with a ton of responsibilities and an even bigger mental load.

My guest on today’s episode is Brookelynn Espegard. Her postpartum story recounting the physical and mental challenges she experienced after her second child are sure to resonate with LOTS of mamas out there.

Those postpartum challenges led her to create the innovative new leakproof nursing bra and Booboos brand. She is the creator/founder of Booboos Bras– the first leakproof nursing bra. Yep, I said leakproof!

Let’s face it, there are some things about the postpartum period that can be frustrating and even embarrassing. Even though those changes are really just part of the normal and amazing changes that your body goes through to keep another human alive. And leaking breastmilk all over your shirt, even when you’re not near your baby is one of those changes. Take that “picture perfect Instagramable motherhood”!

Through her innovative nursing bra and the Booboos Bras brand, Brookelynn’s passion is empowering women and mothers to be the amazing women that they are. To feel confident and comfortable, and to love themselves as much as they love their babies.

Booboos is helping to change the conversation around motherhood! Mark my words, Booboos brand, led by this passionate and resourceful Mama, is one to look out for.

I also LOVE the brand’s mission to empower, support, and celebrate the strength of mothers. That’s what we’re all about here at Gotcha Mama too!

More about the guest

Brookelynn is the mama of two girls under two years old. She says that she started her real work when she reluctantly slid out of her work as a yoga and ayurvedic educator and writer, and into full out motherhood. 

You can find Brookelynn and Booboos at:

Booboos Instagram:

Booboos Facebook:

We talk about

  • Her mental and physical challenges in postpartum with her second child
  • Her journey to finding the new version of herself after baby #2
  • How and why she created Booboos leakproof nursing bras 
  • Why the bigger mission of Booboos is so important to her
  • And some ways that we as moms can help other women transition into motherhood feeling confident and empowered

More about the Gotcha Mama Podcast:

The Gotcha Mama Podcast is where we share honest stories of the joys and struggles of mom-life with young kids.

Each week host Amanda Bennett interviews a mom about topics ranging from awkwardly making mom friends, to chasing BIG dreams and finding purpose, to managing crippling anxiety and depression. You’ll hear stories from moms like you with the purpose to inspire, encourage, and entertain you.

We understand that motherhood can be lonely and make you doubt yourself. The Gotcha Mama Podcast exists to let you know that you are not alone as a busy mom of young kiddos, no matter what you’re dealing with.

The show is all about tearing down our insecurities as moms by honestly sharing our stories and a little of what we’ve learned along the way.

We believe it’s a whole lot better riding the rollercoaster of motherhood together!

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