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Guest Post ~ All Done (with Breastfeeding)

Guest Post ~ All Done (with Breastfeeding)

This is a guest post by Sarah of Midwife 101. She shares her experience of weaning her daughter and some wisdom on breastfeeding in general. Thanks so much, Sarah! As of four nights ago, Evelyn and I have stopped nursing. It was coming slowly over the last month as I watched my supply tank and her interest … Continue reading

Relaxing about Toddler Sleep (or Lack Thereof)

Relaxing about Toddler Sleep (or Lack Thereof)

Routines are very beneficial, and often necessary, for babies and young children. When they know what to expect, they comply much more often, even when it’s something they may not enjoy. This is especially true of sleep. Their need for sleep will always be there, but the time, duration, and the way they actually go to … Continue reading

What Do You Think? Formula

What Do You Think? Formula

When I was pregnant with my first baby, I had quite a few decisions to make. I really had no idea what I was doing, and these were pre-internet days (!), so you’ve got to know I was really doing things on my own! I was out of my element while walking down the aisles at Babies R Us; most of … Continue reading

What Do You Think? Extended Breastfeeding

What Do You Think? Extended Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is accepted and encouraged for newborn babies. It’s something that you can find lots of support for at the beginning. There are even special lactation consultants to help at most hospitals. When the baby is a few months old, people generally assume you still are, because that’s normal and good for their health. You will likely be questioned in a positive … Continue reading

Guest Post ~ Forcing the Bloom’s Breastfeeding Journey

This is a guest post from Adrienne of Forcing the Bloom. She has found breastfeeding to be a challenging, beautiful, and rewarding experience. She found extra support she needed from La Leche meetings and now invites others as well. Thank you so much, Adrienne! What Breastfeeding Means to Me… I was surprised to discover that breastfeeding isn’t as … Continue reading

Guest Post ~ A Season for Nursing My Twins

This is a guest post written by Kayla of Chasing a Daredevil and Twins. She shares the ups and downs of breastfeeding twins with a toddler running around. I appreciate her outlook and think she’s doing a wonderful job balancing it all. Thanks so much, Kayla! I‘ve been breastfeeding my twin girls now for 5 … Continue reading

What Do You Think? Breastfeeding in Public

What Do You Think? Breastfeeding in Public

Breast is Best is what they say, but then why is breastfeeding in pubic still a controversial activity? As a breastfeeding mother, it is unsettling to feel like I am being almost rebellious when feeding my baby or toddler away from the privacy of my home. And to hear that women are sometimes criticized and/or asked to … Continue reading