I think the most personal question I received after having the twins was if I was breast-feeding or not. At the beginning I didn’t think too much of it but as I delved more into the world of formula I realized just how judgmental and prying this question can be. 1,386 more words
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Straight up and down my experience breastfeeding broke my heart and to bond with my boy I had to stop.
I quit the fight, an analogy I don’t really like for breastfeeding but it was my experience, actual tantrums on my breast, a struggle to get Pat to latch and then to stay on, a battle to build up enough supply to make him want to choose my boobs over a bottle that provided what he needed and wanted so efficiently. 612 more words
In talking about breastfeeding, I also wanted to talk about formula feeding. Like the mythological Ancient Greek character Tiresias, who has lived as a man and a woman, I have lived as a formula feeder and an exclusively breast feeding mom. 539 more words
Every year we have a number of clients who find abandoned baby kittens and take on the project of raising them. This post is an introduction to the development of kittens (physical and social), as well as how to raise a tiny kitty successfully. 610 more words
Paced bottle feeding is an excellent technique to use for formula fed and breastfed babies. It can not only prevent the problem of a breastfed baby preferring the fast flow of a bottle, it can also help formula fed babies tolerate their feeds better. 33 more words