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Breastfeeding and my struggles

16 months later, I am still breastfeeding my son. I have several emotions about breastfeeding, still. Excitement, frustration, and embarrassment are just a few.

The day I made the decision to breastfeed my son, I had to be a few months pregnant. 474 more words

Black Woman Breastfeed

I'm Squishy

This is our Squishy. He came out via C-Section (a story for another time) on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 weighing 7.6 pounds.

There are stories to share and tears to rationalize. 16 more words

Mikey

16,283 Ounces—Give or Take a Few Hundred

That’s the minimum amount of ounces I’ve pumped for my son since he was born.

I would have an exact number, except my phone shit the bed a few weeks ago and Apple had to wipe it clean. 1,580 more words

Motherhood

Don't undermine me because I had a C Section

Once I had got over the initial shock of finding out I was pregnant, everything was great – it was all guessing weight and gender, buying baby clothes and eating my own body weight in cake. 2,161 more words

Motherhood

Thoughts on Labor Day

Today, my wife has reached her 40th week of pregnancy. As I write this, I am sitting on a small La-Z-Boy chair next to the hospital bed where my wife lays, oxytocin IV’d in her hand, as we both watch an old episode of Modern Family. 528 more words

Mikey

Too posh to push?!

So I’m going to try to write about something that I’m tremendously over sensitive about. When I say over sensitive, I mean when the subject is raised, or people ask about my labour experience, my insides bubble with anger and I want to retreat far, faaaaarrrr away. 1,258 more words

Welcome baby H.

After dropping off Hunter Blayne and I went for dinner to celebrate our anniversary. To say I was distracted would be an understatement. In just over 12 hours I would have my baby in my arms. 717 more words

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