Feeding Fitz, Part 2: The Milk Supply Scare

I was going to write about introducing solids next in the Feeding Fitz series, but something happened last week that scared the hell out of me, traumatized me, really. At bookclub on Wednesday night, I got a little carried away with the wine (we were having a great discussion on masculinity and our most recent … Continue reading “Feeding Fitz, Part 2: The Milk Supply Scare”

10 tips for Breastfeeding a Newborn

Top 10 Ways to Help Breastfeeding Start Smoothly 1. Prepare before the birth of your baby You would not give birth without being informed, without seeking answers to your questions, right? Well, I encourage you to do the same for breastfeeding! Go find the answers to your questions. Sort out the overwhelming information with an educated professional. … Continue reading “10 tips for Breastfeeding a Newborn”

Here we go again…Breastfeeding a new baby!

It has already been over a week since the birth of my second child.  Time goes so fast!  I have been transported back to those early days of motherhood and back to the beginning of a breastfeeding relationship.  It has been two years since I was cuddled with a newborn, spending the days skin to … Continue reading “Here we go again…Breastfeeding a new baby!”

My Breastfeeding Journey: Cracked nipples and an LC

As I approached 41 weeks in my first pregnancy, I was feeling the pressure from the medical community.  Setting an induction date was brought up at my 40 week appointment and it set my emotions on a roller coaster.  My desire for an unmedicated, minimal intervention birth was feeling under attack. Lots of walking, squatting … Continue reading “My Breastfeeding Journey: Cracked nipples and an LC”