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…
It’s important to note some things that will help your little one be successful at bottle feeding but also have it remain compatible with your nursing relationship.
Having the right size flange can be an important component to a successful pumping session.
My thoughts on weaning
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.
I know it’s hard right now.
I’ve been pumping for 20 months (no, that’s not a typo) so I thought I’d share some tips that have made it possible for me to continue for this long. Hopefully these will help make your life little easier as well!
I truly hope you find value in this. And I wholeheartedly wish you success, and I know you will have it.