Month: November 2015

Early Breastfeeding Struggles

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Congratulations! You are pregnant! After the overwhelming mix of emotions come bursting out of you- the joy, the panic, the worry, the wonder- the next step in your new journey begins- informing friends and loved ones of your newest oncoming arrival. After learning of that tiny, beautiful life growing inside of you, the questions start flowing. […]

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A Letter to my Daughter: Mommy is Here

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My Dearest Daughter, Sometimes in life terrible things happen; this can be hard to accept, but it is undeniably true. I hope to maintain your innocence for as long as possible, but I also want to be honest with you so that you will always have a realistic perspective on life. However, I have no […]

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When Your Baby Doesn’t Suck

My son unexpectedly came into the world 4 weeks early.  Being late preterm, he was very lazy, especially when it came to breastfeeding.  No matter what time of day or how much stimulation we gave him, he just would not suck.  After a few hours of trying to breastfeed, a lactation consultant visited my hospital […]

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Soothing Baby Eczema: Bathing Tips

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Soft as a baby’s bottom. Baby smooth skin. Baby-like complexion. Idioms that hold so true. There’s nothing like running your hand along an infants sweet chunky arm, blowing on their smooth bellies, kissing their tender cheeks… Unless your infant is one of the many that struggles with baby eczema. Eczema is a very common rash, […]

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