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My decision is made

Since my post about work discriminating about my choice to breastfeed I have thought long and hard about whether or not I wanted to continue working. 604 more words

Mommy Things

You know you're a new mum...part 2

I know I’m not such a new mum any more, but I’ve been far too busy / scatty to update this for a while and wanted to get some more down before I forget what it’s been like. 496 more words


The Great Things My Breasts Have Done

Amidst all of the awful and scary things I have been thinking about lately (mastectomies, fertility treatments, chemo) as a result of my cancer, I have also been trying to think of some of the some of the good times my breasts and I have had together.   624 more words

Tear-Sheet Toolkit, The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding 8th edition, Chapter 20. Sometimes you don't want a whole book.

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding is an incredible resource for pregnant woman and mothers of newborns (note, I didn’t say new moms as it is a great resource for woman who have older children too). 138 more words


Night weaning an 18-month old: Night 3

NIght 3 of our night weaning endeavour went well. New here? You can read about Night 1 and Night 2 to get all caught up on how I got a “boobie addict” toddler to go from nursing all night, every night, to not night nursing at all. 482 more words


Three Breastfeeding Truths that Expectant Mothers Need to Know

Yesterday, I had a friend link to this article on Facebook: Breastfeeding Myths.  One webpage dedicated to busting no less than fifty-three breastfeeding myths.  Whew! 1,108 more words

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