Category Archives: Breast Feeding

Letdown

I’m not talking about a disappointment. Nothing is wrong. I’m talking about a fast flow of milk out of my breasts. The letdown or milk ejection reflex. I have been breastfeeding for almost two and a half years but I … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of an Anti-Breastfeeding Article

The Anatomy of an Anti-Breastfeeding Article – http://wp.me/p1EzZU-Wa I think this is a great article! Check it out and remember that feeding our babies is what is important. Bottle feeding mothers seem to get as much flack as breast feeding … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Reading

I grew up with books all around me. My mom is a teacher and my dad worked for a bookstore for most of my childhood. We went to libraries, book stores, and wrote our own little books. I worked for … Continue reading

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Night Weaning and Sleep Update

It has been a few months now since we night weaned and sleep is slightly better. He is still regularly waking up between five and six. He asks to nurse, he asks to be rocked, he wants Froggy or his … Continue reading

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Timeline

In One Month We will be packing up and moving back to Michigan. I will enroll in a couple summer classes at the community college. I will be working one day a week for the family I used to work … Continue reading

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Introducing Froggy

I have been simultaneously hoping and dreading Wallace would get attached to a stuffed animal. I thought for sure it was the ladybug but that was short lived. He then would flip flop with the cats I crocheted or a … Continue reading

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Night Weaning and Sleep Update

It has been eight weeks since we night weaned. I’m so glad we did and that it worked. His sleep is by no means ideal but it is leaps and bounds better. I think my breasts have adjusted for the … Continue reading

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