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6 Things I’ve Learned About Breastfeeding as a Working Mom

As I write this, I’m only a few weeks away from ending my breastfeeding journey. My second – and last – daughter will turn one, the target date I set for myself way back during my first pregnancy. While I was at home with both of my girls during their newborn stage, breastfeeding
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It wouldn’t fix his broken heart, but it helped to fix mine

I can use a double electric breast pump without opening my eyes. I mean that literally. In the dark, I can attach the flanges, insert the tubes, turn on the suction and pump without ever opening an eyelid. I know when the bottles are full by the weight in my hands and can put
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What I Wish I had Known

Breastfeeding my daughter was not what I expected in the beginning… it was really hard. From the start, I was overwhelmed by the opinions and advice from my nurses in the hospital. I thought the baby would just know how to latch immediately and we would have a magical bond
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A Breastmilk Doomsday Prepper

Allow me to invoke my inner Sophia Petrillo. “Picture it: The North Shore Mall, September 2015….” I am 13-or-so weeks pregnant and my mother has, after much insistence by me that maternity stores are a scam and I can find bigger pants anywhere else in the mall (I was
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“True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice.”

“True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice.” – Sadhu Vaswani This quote comes to mind when I think about my breastfeeding journey. Long before my daughter was born, I knew I wanted to breastfeed. Like many, I thought it would be very natural and come easily. Our
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The Very Last Bottle My Child Ever Had

On June 18th 2016, I lost complete control over the life that I had always thought was ‘mine.’ I guess in truth, I lost some of that control 10 months prior when I began to house an individual human being inside me – but that’s a totally different story. On that hot
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Breastfeeding is like riding a bike-or is it?

Breastfeeding the second time around – it’s like riding a bike right? As many do with a first child, I took all the classes to prepare for the arrival of my son.  Childbirth, CPR, and, of course, a class on breastfeeding.  The class offered a lot of helpful information and had an
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Welcoming Your Sibling

Bringing home your first baby is often an exciting and challenging time. Bringing home your second baby is no different, except that there’s a toddler (or maybe an older child) who also needs your attention. We’ve put together some tips to hopefully help you and your older child
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Summer Day Trips for the Win!

And just like that, the 4th of July is behind us, we’re speeding through Summer and even though this is a great, fun time of year for the kiddos (who else thinks that adults should get summer vacation, too?!), those summer days can be so looooong if you don’t have
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