Tag: breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Didn’t Come Naturally, and I Wasn’t Okay

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When my newborn son wouldn’t breastfeed, I completely unraveled: breastfeeding didn't come naturally. I had planned to nurse him for his first year and...

Reasons Why I’m Excited to Stop Breastfeeding

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After the pregnancy test confirmed my suspicions there were so many decisions I needed to make. When do I tell my husband? Should I...

Life in a Nursing Bra

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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...

I Wanted a Natural Birth

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When I was pregnant with my first baby I really, really, really wanted a natural birth. I had it all planned out. I was...

The Sibling Size Complex: A Big Girl And A Small Boy

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  I have two kids. One eats everything and the other eats nothing. One is in the 80th percentile and the other is in the 5th...

An Emotional Switch from Nursing to Exclusive Pumping

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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...

You’re Going to Miss This

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I know what you're thinking, but don't curse me just yet. You're going to miss breastfeeding. It's true that in the early days of...

Fed Is Best

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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...

The Real Cost of Breastfeeding

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Breastfeeding. Yes I did it, but I’m going to be completely honest here -- there's a cost of breastfeeding. I don’t really like doing...

We Weren’t Ready to Wean…But Cancer Told Us Otherwise

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I breastfed both of my daughters, my first daughter latched super easy and nursed both sides every feeding. Never burped, never spit up. Happy...