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Category Archives: Breasfeeding/Nursing
“So, are you going to have a third?” “Try for a boy?” Once you have two girls, or even two kids, those are the usual questions everyone asks. My answer, 99.9% probably not, my husband, a 100% NO! Up until … Continue reading
I had two requests from friends for air travel advice this week, as my husband and I have braved airplane travel several times with both of my little ones, and we just returned from a trip; so here is some … Continue reading
And here are the runners up, because I just couldn’t leave them off My Top 10 list completely! When I first drafted the Top 10 post some of the below were in that list, only to be replaced by other more … Continue reading
Here are my top ten, couldn’t live without them, wish I could give them to all my friends having babies, make life easier items, in no particular order: 1. Nose Frieda – I resisted this one at first; just the … Continue reading
Aw, the joys of pumping. Not exactly. I have yet to hear any breastfeeding mother say, “I love pumping.” In fact, it is the bane of my existence. Despite this, it does provide my baby with nourishment (from me) in … Continue reading
So many books, doctors, and advice columns warn of the problems of nipple confusion, and highly recommend that you have breastfeeding well established before offering other suckling objects. While I do agree that it is important to establish sound breastfeeding … Continue reading
First you get comfortable nursing and then you have to do it in public, or with guests around! A whole new thing to learn. I loved my nursing cover for those moments. A good one that is large enough and … Continue reading
First of all, breastfeeding is very individual. Every mommy, every baby is different. You can have very different breastfeeding experiences with each child. Kuddos for attempting to breastfeed! Second, I am not a lactation consultant, I am just offering what … Continue reading