I worried about the colostrum – and the lack of breastmilk – once my baby was born. It didn’t seem like there was very much colostrum. I could only squeeze out a drop or two, so I wasn’t sure how on Earth this would be enough for the baby to eat. And where the heck was my breastmilk???
About four days after the birth of my third baby, I woke up to see what looked like a tumor poking out the side of my left boob. What the….? It didn’t hurt unless I touched it, and then OH.MY.WORD. I knew then that I was dying. I just knew I’d developed the world’s most aggressive cancer and it was… Read More
Rockabye baby on the tree topwhat do you want when your crying won’t stop? Rockabye baby on the tree topwhat do you want when your crying won’t stop? Oh, that newborn stage. The stage when you don’t really know this little person you’re responsible for. Right after my first son was born, I was shocked to discover a fear I’d… Read More
What’s the fastest way of putting a baby to sleep? If you said nursing to sleep, you win!!! It’s so easy to nurse them to sleep that you don’t even have to try. They just slip off to dreamland! But should you do it? You may have heard that nursing a baby to sleep is really bad. That it will… Read More
Growth spurts in babies are a necessary evil. It sounds harsh to call them evil, I know. But anyone in the throes of a baby’s growth spurt doesn’t think that’s a harsh description. Trust me, it can be overwhelming! Growth spurts in babies are a necessary evil. It sounds harsh to call them evil, I know. But anyone in the… Read More
The marijuana debate is raging across the United States! People who thought they knew about marijuana now have questions. And they’re good questions! Is it a drug, or an herbal remedy? What’s the safest way to use it? What about marijuana and breastfeeding? If it’s legal in my state, will I still lose my job? There are as many questions… Read More