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…
My thoughts on weaning
Here are some of my favorite quick snacks that will curb your appetite and help your supply at the same time!
So what’s going on in the land of “Nursies”??
Here’s what a ‘day in the life’ looks like right now.
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.
For me, there were no diet restrictions that I had to adhere to to provide Maddy with breast milk. I just drink a TON of water and keep my prenatal vitamins going. I didn’t tailor my diet for her, nor did I stay away from anything specific. Spicy foods? Bring them on. Women around the…