Category Archives: breastfeeding

Baby Envy

Alright. I will admit it. I am so jealous of everyone who is ttc, pregnant, or has a new baby. I had to unfollow some birth related pages on Instagram because I get hit with envy and yearning. I have … Continue reading

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A Call From Ida

After sending a few messages over the last week to the force behind the Preemie Growth Project, she called me yesterday and talked to me for an hour. I needed that. She called after reading an article I sent her … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Get Me Out of Here!

Weaning brought about an overwhelming wave of depression, the likes of which I haven’t seen since being rejected by both my parents when I came out. It made me realize how badly I need to get out of here. I … Continue reading

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Nearly Over

I’m starting to wonder if every time we attempt to nurse is going to be the last time. I say attempt because he doesn’t seem to be getting much milk out between forgetting how to latch and my dwindling supply. … Continue reading

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A Hopeful Plan

On my last post, a reader commented that Portland State University just announced they are starting an IBCLC program. They are! I watched the webinar they did that night, read all the information on their site, and am waiting on … Continue reading

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Considerations

Everyday, I try to figure out how to get from here to IBCLC. Tossing ideas around for two months and looking at every possibility has not provided me with a new path. I am still very drawn to Birthingway and … Continue reading

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Thanks, Universe

I just read this from a post I wrote 3 years ago: What I really want, what I think would be amazing, is a job that would allow me to bring him with me while having a positive impact on … Continue reading

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