The Experience of Nursing a Newborn

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On September 10th, 2012 we welcomed our second child to the world. Our baby boy was born almost exactly 2 years after his big sister. I managed to go home 24 hours after he was born, and was feeling pretty confident because hey, I just had a kid two years ago. I know what I’m […]

Milk-Saver Review

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My children are just 22 months apart. When I was thinking through everything I would need for my second baby I assumed I had all the basics covered. Not many new products could have come out in less than two years, right? Well, I was wrong! Or, at least I missed this must-have the first […]

My baby really likes solids

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I was “late” in starting my first daughter on solids. I started with regular offerings of purees at 8 months, reluctantly, because I wanted to make sure that she would breastfeed for as long as I had in mind for her to breastfeed, or at least until the age of two when all the experts […]

Philips AVENT Rocks the Baby World with New Natural Bottle

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We all know that breast is best, right?!? Let’s keep it real though because that doesn’t mean that babies can always feed right from the breast.  While breast milk is the best for your baby end of story, there are all kinds of reasons why a mother may need to use a bottle. Hey, working […]

Breastfeeding Advice

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In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, we’d just like to say this…

Nurse-In At The Capitol Building on August 4th

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We’ve seen nurse-ins happen around the country, aimed at stores and restaurants that give nursing mothers a difficult time, but now the first annual Great Nurse-In is coming to the U.S Capitol Building in Washington D.C. This is a peaceful nurse-in described as a grassroots movement committed to normalizing nursing for today’s society and future […]

Reality TV Show About Nursing Past 12 Months?

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Posts are popping up all over the internet right now with news that a reality TV show is in the works focusing on moms who breastfeed past 12 months. Yes, you read that right. Because now producers are clutching at straws and think THIS is reality TV. Didn’t Time magazine do a great job at […]

Third Trimester Nursing and Weaning A Toddler (all in two weeks)

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If you’ve read any of my previous posts about nursing, you’ll know how much I love it. You may also have read how I was hoping to nurse through my current pregnancy, and then tandem nurse.  My concerns with having a second child were “How will I nurse two babies at night? And how will […]

Time Magazine’s Breastfeeding Cover Goes Viral as Mommy Wars Begin

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That is absolutely sick!!!! The mom needs a psychiatrist and eventually the son will too. Oh goody. Another overprotected, upper middle class kid. Let go, Mom. Are you kidding me? This is SO wrong I don’t know where to start! If your child can walk and talk, breast feeding time is over, if your child […]

Lactation Consultants are “Boneheads” According to Whoopi Goldberg on The View

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New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced that he has put together a breastfeeding initiative program to help mothers with breastfeeding in hospitals. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene page describes this as the following Breastfeeding Initiative: Activities include encouraging breastfeeding by educating mothers, providers an d the public; seeking support […]