About a month ago, I sat down to pump and got less than one ounce of milk. I thought it was strange, since it’d been hours since my son nursed, but I’d had a stressful day and assumed my body was just fed up. I had about two ounces in the freezer, so . . . → Read More: My Breasts vs the Machine
My baby turns one in a few weeks. I have no intention of stopping nursing–I hope he nurses for at least another year! But…I can’t wait to stop pumping for him while I work. I don’t work very much, about 10 hours per week, and he’s doing pretty well on solid foods. Heck, . . . → Read More: Stopping Pumping at the First Birthday
So many new mothers face the tough reality of finding alternate care for their babies while they return to paid work. Our country’s lack of paid parental leave leads to very brief maternity leave for mothers and, often, challenges with breastfeeding.
Alexis Dow Campbell and baby Rosemary hard at work with the . . . → Read More: Take Your Baby to Work…Every Day?
If you’ve been following along, you know I was summoned to jury duty and I was super excited about the prospect of spending one day alone in a chair with a book. And eating lunch for 90 minutes! By myself.
I will say, as the day grew closer, I became less excited and . . . → Read More: Jury Duty Wrap-Up
Hi Judy, You mentioned in your article that you started of being able to pump 10 oz at work while your baby drank 17 oz during the day. I’m having the same challenge. How did you manage to get a whole bunch of leftover in the end? Did your pumping output increase? Mine . . . → Read More: Ask Judy: Pumping Tips