Tag: breastfeeding

Low Milk Supply? 5 Tips From Chinese Medicine to Improve Lactation

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Striking the delicate balance of producing adequate milk supply for a newborn baby can be like walking a tightrope for some women. Traditional Chinese...

Real Talk about Breastfeeding Intentions VS the Hard Reality of Breastfeeding

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Before having your first baby, breastfeeding is probably high on your trepidation checklist. Sure, it’s a magical act of bonding between you and your...

My Endless Nursing Cravings (Plus a Cookie Recipe!)

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When I was pregnant with our son, I was sick from week six until delivery, nauseous all the time and losing my lunch on...

My Cups Runneth Over: How To Dress for Breastfeeding with a...

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Finding great breastfeeding-friendly outfits when you have a large bust can be tricky. And lonely. Before my first was born, many people, blogs, pins,...

14 Ways You Know You Might Be a Nursing Mama…

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When I was pregnant, I knew I wanted to breastfeed. I started dutifully in the hospital, and have nursed through multiple rounds of mastitis...

Breastfeeding Chronicles: I Keep Trying and Failing to Wean My Youngest

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I am currently in the process of trying to wean my youngest and last baby. Let me clarify. I am currently planning to wean...

Preparing for Baby Number Two: My Breastfeeding Confession

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I have a breastfeeding confession: I think breastfeeding is weird. Yes, I said it. I also think it's really amazing, cool, and something that...

My Exclusively Breastfed Baby and the Time I Needed a Wet...

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There's nothing I love more than seeing moms helping other moms. I can think of numerous times that another mom has eased my burden in...

Sleep and Lies

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I’ll start with a confession: when my daughter was a baby, I faked it. Every night, often multiple times, I faked it and my...

Newborn “Nice to haves”

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My second child is now 8 weeks old, and while I have all the newborn essentials down, I've discovered some newborn "nice to haves"...

Maple Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies

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With my first born I had a lot of trouble breastfeeding. I mean A LOT. It felt like we had all the problems.  I had...

Not Losing Myself In Motherhood

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Before I had kids, I was cool. Ha - Made ya look! No, I was never cool. I was a chubby arty geek girl with...

The First Hour after Birth: A Baby’s 9 Instinctive Stages

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The First Hour after Birth: A Baby’s 9 Instinctive Stages So much effort is devoted to preparing for labor and birth throughout pregnancy, but what...

2015-2016 Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Guide

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We are so excited to present this new resource of expecting and new moms! We know that pregnancy and the postpartum period can be...