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3 Shocking ways formula feeding improved my breastfeeding: no more guilt over bottles

While pregnant with my first baby, I chose to become a breastfeeding mom. (Once he was born, of course!) But I did nothing to prepare for nursing a baby.  I mean, how hard could it be, right?  I have boobs. My baby has a mouth. I know where his food comes from and where it …

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Growing pains: A quick guide to baby’s growth spurts

Growth spurts are a necessary evil. It may seem shocking that I’m calling them evil. That sounds harsh, I know. But a mom in the throes of her baby’s growth spurt doesn’t think that’s a harsh description. Trust me, it can be torturous! If you’ve ever experienced a particularly rough growth spurt, you’re nodding your …

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What you're not being told about alcohol and breastfeeding

What you’re not being told about alcohol and breastfeeding

If you’ve never had the opportunity to be on the receiving end of a roomful of disapproving stares, try drinking a glass of wine while nursing your baby. There’s not much you can do to get across-the-board disapproval in the U.S. like when you’re caught drinking alcohol and breastfeeding. I don’t think anyone truly wants …

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