To an exclusively breastfed baby, bottles are, simply put- weird. So it should come to no surprise that when offered for the first time our babies will, sometimes, freak the F out.
Almost two years ago I brought my pump into my office.
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.
So how the f%#* did I get here?! This blog is supposed to help fellow mamas have a successful breastfeeding relationship with their little one, and this my friends is not what success felt like. Hooked up to a hospital bed feeling like garbage and squeezing blood out of your tit is NOT success. Or so I thought as I laid there feeling SO pissed at myself for letting this all happen.
I’m in a deep sleep. I gradually awake to my baby whining.
Never quit on a bad day.
Instead, do these two things first.