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Our Breastfeeding "Journey"

In light of it being International Breastfeeding Week next week, I thought it might be a good time to discuss our short-lived breastfeeding journey.

This isn’t an easy post for me to write. 1,780 more words

Parenting

I Stopped Breastfeeding and Lived to Tell the Tale

I am a mother of a 3 1/2 month-old boy, and I do not breastfeed.  It took me about three months to be able to say that sentence without feeling like I need to crawl under a rock and hide afterwards.   1,330 more words

Breastfeeding

Feeding bouts and nipple shields (heading into battle or feeding a baby?)

Breastfeeding conjures images of a mother and a baby, skin-to-skin, unfettered by technology. Many people believe that breastfeeding is instinctual, second nature, effortless. In reality, breastfeeding is a skill that humans, like other primates, acquire through social learning  2,491 more words

Breastfeeding

Bottle Feeding is OK too

I had a tough time breast feeding Pebbles. The day she was born, the nurse brought her to me and we tried to get her to latch on. 626 more words

The feeding dilemma

No matter how you feed your baby, people will have an opinion. No matter how comfortable you are with your choice, there is likely to be at least be instance of you feeling judged while feeding. 506 more words

Parenthood

Totally different baby!

I changed Talia’s teats to number 2 on her tommee tippee bottles a few days ago and she’s so much happier! Its wonderful to see! She enjoys her bottles a lot more and she’s so much less windy, I wish I did this ages ago. 57 more words

Baby

SETTLING IN

The evening we arrived home it was lovely.  The house had been well looked after and my mum and Ryan had made sure that everything was ready for us.   987 more words

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