Breastfeeding

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Life in a Nursing Bra

With the birth of my second child on Feb. 1st, life has transitioned in many ways…surviving the newborn fog, learning to be a family of four, and of course: breastfeeding. Thank goodness for no tongue or lip tie, no milk supply issues, etc. We’ve had no real problems with feeding but darn it if it’s […]

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Winter Is Coming! And Virus After Virus. What Do Moms Do?

As moms, I wonder how we survive sick season. I mean we already have treasured, minimal, light sleep…So add in a sick kid or two, then what?  When kids are sick we can pretty much expect to skip several showers in a row, our hair will get sticky and tangled, deodorant…what deodorant? We have like […]

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An Emotional Switch from Nursing to Exclusive Pumping

When it comes to breastfeeding, it’s not always black and white. There’s a little breastfeeding sister called pumping that I don’t think gets enough attention, and I’m not just talking about the working mom type. What I’m referring to is exclusive pumping (EP), a unique form of breastfeeding that comes with its very own set […]

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fed is best

Fed Is Best

This blog doesn’t serve to diminish breastfeeding but rather to share other options out there because when it comes to our children, fed is best. Two years ago, I gave birth to my first child, Henley. It also happened to be World Breastfeeding Week. During that first week, I struggled to breastfeed and found myself […]

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