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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Protected: Night Weaning and Sleep Update

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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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Protected: Introducing Froggy

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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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MicroBlog Monday: Making Milk

If you have read my blog for more than two minutes, you know that Wallace and I went through hell to establish breastfeeding and stick to it. We had eight wonderful women donate breastmilk to him along the way and … Continue reading

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IBCLC Program Options

I have been researching my program options to become an IBCLC and delving further into the requirements of the different Pathways. The Birthingway program in Portland looks like it will match my views and personality the best. It culminates in … Continue reading

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Big Plans

My original idea to study at Jack Newman’s school in Toronto to become an IBCLC seems to not be feasible. From what I can tell, the school has to have a Designated Learning Institution Number in order to be able … Continue reading

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