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What to Do with a Freezer Full of Breastmilk?!

I should have known this was coming.  It happened with son #1, so it shouldn’t have surprised me when it happened with son #2.  But it did.  Right around the 9-10 month mark, he abruptly started refusing his bottle.  As in, one day he happily chugged down three 7-oz bottles while I was away at […]

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World Breastfeeding Week :: New Study Reveals the Secret to Breastfeeding Success

If you notice more articles than usual about breastfeeding in your Facebook newsfeed this week, it’s because World Breastfeeding Week kicks off today.  The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) spearheads this annual awareness campaign with the goal of creating a “vibrant global movement for action to promote, protect, and support breastfeeding by anyone, anywhere, […]

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Asking for Kindness

  In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, I wanted to ask all women to be kind to other women who are breastfeeding. I know this sounds simple and kind of crazy. But there is so much judgement and quite frankly, meanness, surrounding breastfeeding, I feel like I have to make this request. I recently had […]

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Babywise

Ok, I know this is controversial.  Some women swear by this book/method and others can’t stand it.  I, personally, love Babywise!  I used this method with my first son, who learned how to eat and sleep happily through the night with very few problems, and I intend to use it again with my second son. […]

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The Truth About Breastfeeding

Okay, ladies, here’s the truth that no one tells you: Breastfeeding is hard. It can be uncomfortable—I mean painful and frustrating—while wonderful, all at the same time. When my first son arrived, I felt pretty prepared. I had all the clothes cleanly put away in his room, toys waiting to be played with, blankets ready […]

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