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Perspective

Yesterday felt like a tough day. At a moments’ notice, thanks to a last-minute cancellation, I had to rush into the city to take the baby to a dietician. 572 more words

Coming to terms with breast not being best

I am open minded about how mothers choose to feed their babies – I have supported friends in both breast and bottle camps and have always seen benefits on both sides.   863 more words

Bottle Feeding

Formula Feeding

I was out and about the other day with baby boy and he started to get fussy. It was feeding time so as it was a nice day I found myself a sunny spot on a bench where I could watch the world go by. 684 more words

Baby

I wish I had been a Fearless Formula Feeder

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

Motherhood

Cheryl's Story

This is Cheryl’s breastfeeding story. Cheryl was on a strict elimination diet and struggled to keep weight on herself. Cheryl’s baby needed collaboration with me, her Pediatrician, her Pediatric Immunologist, her Dermatologist and finally a Pediatric Gastroenterologist. 560 more words

Babies

Why I’m a Momivist: how a Lactation Consultant quit Lactivism

This is a picture of me with my youngest son, who was born 10 years ago during World Breastfeeding Week. It is hard to believe that just 10 years ago, the method a woman chose to feed her baby was not a heated subject, like it is now! 736 more words

Babies

On Normalising Breastfeeding

Last week was world breastfeeding week. Posts and articles emerged with pictures of breastfeeding mothers and babies, all with the aim of normalising the act. Notably people took and shared breastfeeding selfies. 1,123 more words

Babies