Category Archives: Newborn

Life With a Newborn

I am often asked to give a few links to new parents or parents-to-be. New parents are often too tired to sort through a full book though I do suggest that you just try to take it page by page … Continue reading

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Low Milk Supply? A Tale of Two Mothers  

Once upon a time, there were two pregnant friends. The friends were so excited about having children together. I will call one friend FA as in Friend A one FB as in Friend B. J Of course, I am rooting … Continue reading

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Why I am happy to be a Lactivist

There has been a lot of backlash the past decade about what lactivism or breastfeeding advocacy is and isn’t.  There is often the idea that being proud about breastfeeding is at the same time shaming or making other parents feel guilt. … Continue reading

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Take Baby Steps

Dear New Mama, I just hung up the phone with you.  I want to make sure you heard what I said and take it in your heart. You are doing a great job!  You are not a bad mom because … Continue reading

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