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This post is bought to you by nipple shields, lansinoh nipple cream and a shiiiit load of persistence.

HAPPY WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK

I’ve never ever paid more attention to my breasts in my whole entire life.

My friend Biddy’s first words to me after finding out I was pregnant (after a flippin’ huge congrats of course) were ‘Breastfeeding is bloody hard mate. 639 more words

Motherhood

When self-weaning isn't smooth.

Full term breastfeeding isn’t too rare in my circles, outside of them though it is severely misunderstood. Have you ever seen somebody express how their child self-weaned and then add, almost in a way to preempt judgment and concern, that is was smooth or easy or simple? 952 more words

Parenting

Pull at it

Suck me in
Squeeze me out
Milk me dry
Pull a nipple
Firmly grip
Get a hold
Lick your lips
Have some more
Mother’s bid
Mine to give.

Poem

A Milky Mishap

It probably shouldn’t be so hard, but getting all the elements of the work/daycare commute down has been a big part of my new working mom life. 637 more words

At Work

Breastfeeding mom reportedly kicked out of Layton trampoline park, demands apology

LAYTON, Utah – A Layton mother is demanding an apology after she says the manager of a trampoline park kicked her out for breastfeeding her 1-year-old son. 393 more words

News

Magnificent Monday

I prepped everything like a champ yesterday to ensure my morning would go smoothly.

After being up just about every hour with a teething 6 month old, my alarm graciously starts going off at 630am. 307 more words

Happy World Breastfeeding Week!

World Breastfeeding Week 2015 is August 1-7. ¬†As someone who had breastfeeding successes (Things 2 and 3) and epic failure (Thing 1), I fully support a woman’s right to feed her baby–however that works for her. 563 more words

Parenting