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Breastfeeding a Skinny Baby

I am happy to say that I made it one whole year exclusively breastfeeding my daughter, but that year certainly wasn’t without struggles. We persevered through an oversupply, mastitis (twice), nipple shields, a non-breastfeeding friendly pediatrician, acid reflux, misdiagnosed (and wrongly medicated) colic, tongue and lip ties, and slow weight gain!  Since my daughter started […]

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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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