At week 39 with our second, I have to be completely honest – I haven’t done much to “prepare” for breastfeeding this time around. It’s a completely different feeling. It’s a combination of just being too damn busy, and having a sense of calm about it all. I’m feeling ready, and just expect that my…
Having the right size flange can be an important component to a successful pumping session.
We’re expecting!! We’re so excited and Maddy is completely over the moon about being a big sister and already loves her sibling. She is constantly hugging and kissing my belly, saying “Baby, baby, I love you baby!” I can’t wait to see her flourish as a big sister.
With all that I thought it’d be a good time to do a “Where are we now?” post and let you in on our little world of, yes, still nursing (and nursing while pregnant to boot)!
You have a dreaded, no good, very bad CLOG. 5 Tips to GET IT GONE!
So every mommy blog is just not a mommy blog unless it has a sleep post right? So here you have it- my sleep solutions post.
So after doing this last night without even thinking twice, I thought to myself, “I wonder how many moms don’t know this is something they can do!? I wonder how many moms don’t know all the wondrous things breast milk can do besides nurturing our little ones by way of nursing?!”
So, with that I give you…
5 Life Hacks – Breast Milk Edition!
I know it’s hard right now.
As our story goes, in our early stages of breast feeding something just wasn’t right. As we started to try and get the hang of things I realized she was not able to empty my breast. She was gaining fine and her latch seemed fine, and continued to improve as her mouth grew, but as it turned out, she had a lip and tongue tie, class 2.5. If caught early, this can be a little bit of a setback, but nothing you and your little can’t handle.
Three tips on how to end your baby’s nursing strike, and get your baby back to nursing quickly.
Never quit on a bad day.
Instead, do these two things first.