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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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Breastmilk Storage How to Store Breastmilk

Breastmilk storage simplified-How to store breastmilk safely

How confident are you in your ability to safely store breastmilk? Figuring out how to store breastmilk can be tricky. Of course, you know enough not to be outright dangerous – but it’s easy to get confused with so many variables! For example, you pump milk then get distracted and leave it sitting out for …

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we gave breastfeeding too much credit

Breastfeeding as Birth Control: Top Reasons You Might Want to Reconsider

Did you know that society at large – and women in particular – gave breastfeeding too much credit? Definitely more than it deserves? Seriously. It really isn’t the magic pill we were sold. Breastfeeding as birth control is just a bad idea. Yes, nursing is probably the healthiest thing you can do for your baby. …

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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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