So I know that at 10 months, my daughter does not physically “need” to be fed during the night, but I have a dilemma. She is in bed early at 6pm. I nurse right before bed and she is put in the crib awake and usually goes to sleep without much protest. She . . . → Read More: Judy’s Advice: Use Gradual Adjustments To Alter Your Baby’s Sleep Times
My son has been supplemented with the bottle pretty much since birth. I let his dad help me with feedings. We have used the same slow flow nipples this whole time. He hates any other nipples. I had been pumping and he did pretty well latching on as well. At our night feedings . . . → Read More: Ask Judy: Does My Son Have Nipple Confusion?
We are running a series on tandem nursing this month on our blog and have recruited stories from great moms across the globe! You will hear stories about nursing while pregnant, challenges of tandem nursing and the joys of nurturing your babies. Our first story comes from A Mother In Israel, read on . . . → Read More: Tandem Nursing – Radical Or Just Another Form Of Mothering?
I was reading the Stork Stories Blog the other day and it got me thinking – Does breastfeeding really need to be all or none? We all talk about the benefits of breastfeeding and we try to convince moms-to-be of them too – but is SOME breastfeeding better than NO breastfeeding at all?
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Hi there Mommy News & Views readers! My name is Dare. I am a twenty-something mother of three boys, 3 yr. old twins and a 16 month old. In my “free” time I’m a birth doula and the author of GiveThemRoots, an environmental family blog. I was blessed to nurse my twins for 16 months and I hope what I share with . . . → Read More: Nursing Multiples- An Incredible Journey!
Dear Judy. My daughter was born four days ago. Unfortunately, I had to have an emergency c-section because I suddenly showed the symptoms of preeclampsia (forcing an induction) and the baby’s stats didn’t look good. We found out later that she had a calcified placenta, so that’s why she is so tiny.
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