Tag: Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: As Challenging as It Is Beautiful

0
“Sow.” It’s an endearing nickname I earned from my teenage sister while I was breastfeeding my second baby. You see, it fit me well...

My Grace-Filled Breastfeeding Journey

0
In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, I wanted to reflect on my own breastfeeding journey. After having three babies in under three years, you...

I’m Quitting Breastfeeding: Here’s How I Really Feel . . .

2
Frequent feedings, endless pumping sessions, sleepless nights, painful engorgement, clogged ducts—I thought I'd be ecstatic when the day finally came to stop breastfeeding.  But I...

Hakuna My Ta-tas: A Working Mom’s Quest for Answers

1
Here I am, now a mother of two.  Between my efforts to keep two humans alive (well three humans if you count me in that...

A Letter To My NICU Babies

2
Dear my beautiful NICU babies, This isn’t how it was supposed to be. We were supposed to have many more weeks to prepare for your...

The Dreaded Mom Shame

0
I'll be the first to admit it, I've been mom-shamed. What's worse is that I've also been the one shaming others. Mom shaming is...

5 Tips for Bottle Training When Your Infant Hates the Bottle

0
This month my husband and I will take a trip across the country, leaving our two little ones at home with my in-laws. I...

Feeding Your Body for Breastfeeding (Recipes Included!)

0
Oh the glorious nutrients that breast milk contains...it is truly the perfect food for a baby! Breast milk has all the substance that can give...

Exercise and Weight Loss While Breastfeeding

0
Breastfeeding is a world in and of itself and there are so many viewpoints on the various aspects of it. One area of concern...

Moms Need Magnesium

1
Magnesium and moms go together like plants and phosphorous...a little biology (or gardening) analogy. Magnesium is essential for humans, but it is the mineral...