Posts Tagged "breastfeeding"


While I obviously can’t speak from personal experience, over the years that I’ve been serving expectant mothers that have become mothers and witnessed the dynamics of the breastfeeding relationship – I have learned so much. In order to prepare to breastfeed successfully – there’s a lot of things that women need to do, but there’s also aspects of the relationship that can’t come from reading books or asking friends. In order to truly...

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A guest blog that I personally believe deserves some attention. ———————– Picture this: You have an infant. You’ve breastfed before. Some people might call you a lactivist. You like supporting breastfeeding, but you don’t like breastfeeding your own child. Your child wakes up every 90 minutes at night (or less). She was found to have sensitivities to dairy, beans, coconut, all nuts (not...

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Breastfeeding is hard. Believe me, I know. With my first we dealt with inverted nipples, bad latch and a tongue tie. We were on shields for 6 straight weeks. With my first I was lucky enough to stay home for the first 11 months, but this time around I had to find care for our daughter at 3 months. The relationship with those care providers is always uneasy at first. You’re not sure how they’ll come to know your child as intimately as...

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