Category Archives: breastfeeding

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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Trace Minerals: Week Two

We are almost out of the bottle of Now brand trace minerals that we started with. I decided to see what the other local store had in stock while we were near it Thursday. I picked up Concentrace and we … Continue reading

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