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No One Told Me THIS Could Cause Mastitis

When it comes to breastfeeding, there’s a lot of information thrown at you. Techniques, tips, rules, cautions, support, judgment, you name it. It’s a flurry of emotions. This complete overload of information and anxiety meant that, when my breastfeeding journey came to an end, I wasn’t prepared for the one thing they didn’t tell me about—mastitis. […]

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OKC Guide to Breastfeeding Support Groups

Breastfeeding may be the most natural thing in the world, but it is definitely not the easiest for many moms! I remember when I brought my first home from the hospital, determined and confident in my ability to feed her! We faced so many obstacles, and I remember tearfully telling my husband I needed help- […]

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Why I Chose Placenta Encapsulation...

Why I Chose Placenta Encapsulation…

Placenta. Encapsulation.  Just let that soak in. I first heard of placenta encapsulation 4 years ago when I was pregnant with my daughter.  My birth teacher told us about the potential benefits- everything from boosting milk supply to lessened postpartum bleeding to helping to ease or avoid the baby blues and postpartum mood disorders.  It […]

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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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