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My Breastfeeding Failure

During my last pregnancy I set lofty goals for myself postpartum. I was going to breastfeed until my daughter was one-year-old, without the need of supplementing. My first two breastfeeding experiences were less than successful in my own eyes. Daughter #1 was 5 weeks early and I was not at all prepared for the ins and […]

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My Adventures in Extended Breastfeeding

**Each Friday, starting Nov 7 and for the next 7 weeks, we will be posting a new blog post about breastfeeding and several different journeys our team has experienced.** Breastfeeding is the strangest, most wonderful thing I have ever been blessed to experience.  Becoming a mother has changed me – I know it changes most women, […]

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Adventures in Breastfeeding: Pumping is Breastfeeding

**Each Friday, starting Nov 7 and for the next 7 weeks, we will be posting a new blog post about breastfeeding and several different journeys our team has experienced.** I’m the kind of person who researches everything. Research makes me more comfortable. So, when I found out I was pregnant with my daughter the research […]

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Nursing: Not What I Expected

First off let me say, I am not a doctor or a lactation consultant. This is my experience and while I’m sure others have similar experiences, nursing is something that is a very personal choice and experience. I hope that anyone that is experiencing difficulty will find some comfort in my story. I remember sitting […]

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