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The Truth About Breastfeeding (part two)

January 20, 2016

Like I mentioned in part one, I had a lot of misconceptions when it came to breastfeeding. And once I was over the hurdle of figuring out how to get Prim to latch correctly and nurse effectively, I naively thought that my breastfeeding challenges were over. And while I was on maternity leave — they were, […]

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The Truth About Breastfeeding (part one)

January 19, 2016

I’ve talked a little bit about breastfeeding on here before, but now that I’m a solid 8 months into breastfeeding, I thought I’d talk a little bit more about some of the challenges and surprises that I’ve encountered. Before giving birth I thought breastfeeding, for the most part, was just something that “happened.” After you […]

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Favorite Things for Breastfeeding

June 29, 2015

As I mentioned before, I didn’t have the easiest start breastfeeding Prim. However, I’m now a fairly competent (and confident!) breastfeeder, so I thought it might be helpful to share the things that helped me when I was starting to breastfeed. A lot of these items I still use (though there are a couple things […]

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A Postpartum Miracle Find

April 11, 2017

If you are already a mom, then you may know about the wonderful joy of pumping. Oh wait, reverse that — I mean TERRIBLE ANNOYANCE. Pumping is awful. I’ve talked a little bit about pumping on here before, but given that I’m currently a stay at home mom, my relationship with pumping is a little […]

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Motherhood Update: Lark at 1 month

March 22, 2017

We’re a little over one month in with Lark now, so I thought I’d put together an update on how she’s doing and how we’re adjusting to our newest family member. These updates will be a little different from the ones I post about Prim (because, yeah, there’s not a whole lot of huge developments […]