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Breastfeeding tips and support

I am one of the lucky ones in that breastfeeding came relatively easily for me. An hour after Amelia was born, she latched on and we never looked back. 1,382 more words

Rants & Raves

The end of my breastfeeding journey

I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I breastfed my daughter for 15 months. Fifteen months!  This from the woman who, though determined to try, only wanted to breastfeed for 12 weeks. 690 more words


Grip Strength

The days here at the hospital seem to follow a pretty consistent up and down roller coaster pattern, and today has been one of those  887 more words


The Surprising Health Benefit Women May Get From Breastfeeding

By Tara Haelle
HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests another potential benefit for moms who breastfeed—a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. 728 more words

Health News

Day 4/Night 3: Weaning my toddler

I write this post through bleary, sleep-deprived eyes.

We survived Night 3 of no nursing, and we’re on Day 4 of no daytime nursing. The daytime part is easy to let go of. 523 more words

Single Mom

Medication changes...

So, I know I’ll be meeting with the psychiatrist in my program today. I know that we’ll be talking about decreasing one of my medications. I know this because we talked about talking about it last week. 382 more words

Breastfeeding - 5weeks in and still going!

From the second I found out I was determined to breastfeed , I knew it was best for my baby and best for me.

“Breast is best” … 685 more words