Milky Minutes-Avoid This and Protect Your Milk Supply

  There are many things you do that encourage a good milk supply. There are also things you can eat that can decrease your milk supply. Eating peppermint has a powerful effect on milk supply. In fact, this is one of the suggestions I make to moms who have too...

Mommy Stories – Melodye’s Story

Before my son was born, I knew breastfeeding was an experience I deeply desired to share with him. I was ready to do the work and learn how to breastfeed. Several friends told me not to pressure myself and to give it two weeks. If it wasn’t working within two...

Milky Minutes – Breastfeeding in Public

Milky Minutes – Public Breastfeeding Rant What year is it? Because when I looked it was 2018. Can I just say that I don’t understand why we are even talking about breastfeeding in public being a thing?  I had my first baby in 1986. (Don’t do the...
Feeding a Sleepy Baby

Feeding a Sleepy Baby

  Many moms think that their baby will be ready and waiting to breastfeed as soon as they are born. It is true that some babies will do just that. Many babies will continue feeding frequently. Everybody will be happy, and no one will worry. Then there are the...

Milky Minutes – Bottle Refusal

Having a breastfeeding baby who refuses to take a bottle can cause panic in even the calmest mama. Let’s face it, bottle refusal can be stressful for both the mom and the person watching taking care of a baby in her absence. If you are experiencing bottle...

The Reluctant Weanling-Weaning a Toddler

Are you mom enough? That was the title on the cover of Time in May 2012. It was about a mom who believed in attachment parenting and was breastfeeding her three-year-old. There was a picture of her doing just that, for all the world to see and react to....

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