I don’t know who your favorite breastfeeding support organization is – but mine is The Best For Babes Foundation! Why? Well, for starters they are a great organization with a great mission:
To help moms beat the booby traps™ -the cultural & institutional barriers that prevent moms from achieving their personal breastfeeding . . . → Read More: Support The Mother Of All Causes
By Dori Sayson
This is my VBAC birth story of my son, Levi Andrew – this birth was memorable in so many ways! I had an unexpected c-section with my first son. When I was in the OR for the c-section I knew that I so desperately wanted to have a VBAC birth . . . → Read More: VBAC – One Mom’s Story
By Ashley Pichea
A few weeks after my daughter was born, some missionaries came to stay at the camp where we were living and working. The couple had been trying unsuccessfully to have kids for quite some time. Just before arriving at the camp (actually the reason they weren’t overseas at the time), . . . → Read More: A Thanksgiving Story: Sharing From My Surplus
By Karalee Lester
2 years ago, my epic labor to deliver our Gus began…
After waking up around 7:00 AM and being sure my water had sprung a slow leak, I called our midwifery clinic and was assured I was just in very early labor and all was well. I had an appointment . . . → Read More: After 60 Hours of Labor – The Result Is VBAC!!
By Jaimie Leader-Goodale
Picture if you will… 2 different scenarios.
Mom A, carried her child to term. However because of Gestational Diabetes, she was induced right at 40 weeks. The induction did not go too well; 17 hours on pitocin, with intense back labor. She had internal monitors (baby wouldn’t stay still) so she . . . → Read More: A Tale Of Two Births
By Susan Quinzi
For Anthony and me breastfeeding was NOT easy. After three years of trying to conceive I had a pretty clear vision of how I wanted and expected our first nursing experience to go. I had even planned for the slight variation if I had to have a c-section.
My . . . → Read More: The Long Road: One Mom’s Journey To Exclusive Breastfeeding
By Theresa Velendzas
I had always known I would breastfeed and had no idea it could ever be difficult. Even when my OB mentioned that I should get a lactation consultant and be prepared for some difficulty, I brushed it off. During the hospitalization I got a lactation consultant just to go through . . . → Read More: With Determination And Perseverence, It Can Be Done!