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The Travelers Taste Buds

Little Man turned seven months old on Christmas. (I’m still getting used to that!) Since he was about three months, I’ve been super excited for him to try solid foods. 400 more words

American In Finland

Breast Is Best... Isn't it?

One from the Archives…


Your first pregnancy… It’s a pretty amazing time! The new sensations and feelings you are experiencing for the first time, choosing buggies, cots, bouncers, monitors… And naturally, you end up joining the whole Breast Vs. 914 more words


The Bitch that is Breastfeeding

Pictured above: My son, hours old, and how he felt about breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding is a bitch. There, I said it. Obviously, not the case for everyone, but for way more women than I had ever heard about before I had kids. 1,536 more words


I Couldn't Breastfeed... and That's OK

It felt like throughout my pregnancy, whenever I walked through any room in a hospital or at the GP Surgery the only thing I noticed was the constant bombardment of “Breast is Best” posters plastered over every wall. 1,103 more words


Disagreeing with Doctors

I’m not advocating ignoring medical advice. We have accepted 99.9% of what we have been told. In fact we have only really stood our ground and refused something once (and we turned out to be right so it was all good anyway). 903 more words


Why I Chose to Breastfeed

I chose to breastfeed.

I never felt pressured to breastfeed by health professionals, I never felt pressured by myself to breastfeed, I felt very lucky to have it come to me very naturally. 888 more words