Most of all, I raged against the breastfeeding mothers who failed to tell me how hard this all was.
I never pictured that love would entail holding her body immobile so we could help her by hurting her. It was an act of faith and determination to endure.
Kids “of a certain age” are expected to stop nursing and sever all ties from what provided sustenance and comfort in the first years of their lives.
With over 90 percent of milk being shared in the U.S. being shared through informal channels, it seems worthy of exploration.
The 9 Plus is a steady, mobile nursing solution. Why not invest in a breast pump that’s going to make life better for you, your baby, and your partner?
You see it all the time: celebrities back to their “pre-pregnancy size” after what seems like days after they’ve given birth. The pressure is immense on us non-celebs to get back in shape as quickly as possible. It’s tough: Between…
As a new mom who did not successfully breastfeed, I have so often felt like a lesser mother over the past year whenever someone asked me, “Are you still breastfeeding?” Which is usually followed by, “Oh no, what happened!?” I…
When I feed my baby at the breast I do it with pride. But, sitting topless in the too-cold "family room" in my building at my pump, I cringe.
When it comes to turning to our own parents for help – especially with parenting – many of us are reluctant.
As I started researching, I realized how all-encompassing “dairy” was, and I wondered briefly: How much do I really like this kid?