Remember last week when I wrote about my concerns that my body stopped producing enough milk? And it was actually just a broken breast pump? I was alarmed by my speedy jump to distrust my own body and its biological processes.
This week, there has been quite the hubub online regarding a product . . . → Read More: Products That Prey On Moms’ Fears
My baby has always been a lousy sleeper, but lately he’s been waking up every 45 minutes. All night long. My husband and I are basically zombies.
Look at this dimpled baby! He’s getting just what he needs. Now, I just need to remember that!
On one of these horrible nights, my . . . → Read More: Trusting My Body
Sami Rank, MS, L.AC, practices acupuncture and herbal medicine in Phoenix, Arizona at 3 Treasures Acupuncture. She’s mama to two breastfed boys, Ananda (7) and Narayan (3). (Full disclosure: She’s also my sister) In the past, I’ve asked her to give me treatments for relaxation and some lower back pain. It’s pretty soothing! . . . → Read More: Using Acupuncture to Support Pregnancy and Nursing
A Q&A With Summer Arrigo Nelson, World Traveler
Dr. Summer Arrigo Nelson is an associate professor of biology at California University of Pennsylvania. There, she teaches zoology, mammalogy and animal behavior as well as some anthropology courses. Since her primary research interest is lemurs, she must often travel to Madagascar to study the . . . → Read More: Extended Absense: Traveling With Out Your Baby
By Sarah Edstrom
I met Sarah on Twitter – I can’t remember how it came up, but I learned that she had relactated so that she could provide her baby with breastmilk. I just had to know more, so Sarah agreed to share her story on my blog. Below is my interview . . . → Read More: Relactation – A Breastfeeding Story
Dear Judy, I am now at 16 days post the birth of my beautiful son – After he was born, albeit early and at just 6.485 lbs ( I was preeclamptic and had a c-section), my baby lost 12% of his weight at his first appointment with the pediatrician (4 days after his . . . → Read More: Ask Judy: My Milk Still Hasn’t Come In – Is There Anything I Can Do?
I saw two posts on twitter recently that made me realize I need a post about engorgement and breastfeeding. The two tweets that inspired this are post were:
from @mdans “wonder how long i’ll be able to keep #bfing. My boobs rarely are full is that normal?” on September 21st
. . . → Read More: Ask Judy: My Breasts Never Feel Full – Is That Normal?