Motherhood: How To Do It All

I bet you came here seeking the answers. How, in motherhood, do we do it all? Well, we don’t. I am “writing” this using Siri while I cut strawberries for my 2-year-old, as I think about all of the things that I need to do today. On that list: At some point, I need to […]

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Infant Massage: The Power of Touch

Infant massage

From day one, babies want to feel secure, safe, warm, and comforted. After all, they were evicted from the only home they’ve ever known, the womb. Actually, babies crave touch after birth. Which is why most hospitals, midwives and birth intructors encourage skin to skin contact immediately after birth. Our littles learn very early on […]

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Our Journey Together – NYC’s Third Annual Big Latch On

Is there such a thing as the “perfect latch?”

breastfeeding Landon

I remember before Landon was born, spending hours upon hours on Pinterest trying to research different articles on how this whole ‘mommy-thing’ works. I have heard a lot of stories from mothers who stopped breastfeeding early on because, “my baby just couldn’t latch.” I would ask myself, is it that the baby couldn’t latch or […]

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The Motherhood Support System You Were Looking For Is Here- The Milk Mates Project

Milk Mates is the newest Breastfeeding World project! Conceptualized by a local Central Indiana mom; it’s geared towards supporting new breastfeeding mothers. Breastfeeding World began as a photography project– its goal to normalize breastfeeding by showcasing the beauty of the bond between mother and child. From there, we have grown. From our Coast to Coast […]

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Boundaries for nursing toddlers: How to maintain a harmonious nursing relationship

Nursing etiquette – breastfeeding your child past infancy Let’s face it, anyone who is breastfeeding a toddler knows that it is a totally different ball game to nursing a tiny, squishy newborn. Gone are the days where there’s no need for nursing boundaries. Forgotten memories linger of quiet, still, cozy breastfeeding sessions. No longer can […]

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