Ten Steps to Make Breastfeeding Easier

Ten Steps to Make Breastfeeding Easier

Breastfeeding is hard! Breastfeeding is easy! You will hear both of these proclamations. Which is it? The truth is it can be hard for some mamas, and it can be easy peasy for others. I’m going to share ten steps that can make your breastfeeding journey easier. I am...

Mommy Stories – Severely Damaged Nipples

I had my first baby, Tessa, on August 9, 1998, in Danbury, Connecticut. My husband and I took breastfeeding prep classes and read at least four different books on the subject. After Tessa was born things seemed to be going well, but within one day my nipples were...

Breastfeeding and Reflux

  Spit Happens Does your baby have reflux? Most babies do. Reflux means that your baby spits up. When people say their baby has reflux, they may mean that he has GERD, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, which means that a baby not only spits up, but is in pain, or...

Milky Minutes – Nipples, Butters, Balms and Ointments

Your nipples are probably going to get sore at some point during your breastfeeding journey. That’s an irritating truth (pun intended). I wrote a whole article about it, which you can read here Sore Nipples What I want to talk about now are the things you put on...
Milky Minutes – Breastfeeding and SIDS

Milky Minutes – Breastfeeding and SIDS

How does breastfeeding affect the rate of SIDS? SIDS is every parent’s worst fear. Recent research has shown that breastfeeding at least two months reduces the risk of SIDS by 50%! This is important and significant information that should be shared. Doctors...

Mommy Stories – Being a Dairy Free Breastfeeding Mom

I’ll never forget the moment I first saw my son. All my birth plans unraveled when I went into labor at 34 weeks. My husband was doing Air Force Reserve duty. He drove like a madman to make it in time for my emergency C-Section.Tears were rolling down my face...

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