As our story goes, in our early stages of breast feeding something just wasn’t right. As we started to try and get the hang of things I realized she was not able to empty my breast. She was gaining fine and her latch seemed fine, and continued to improve as her mouth grew, but as it turned out, she had a lip and tongue tie, class 2.5. If caught early, this can be a little bit of a setback, but nothing you and your little can’t handle.
Three tips on how to end your baby’s nursing strike, and get your baby back to nursing quickly.
Nursing is not a riddle to be solved.
So how the f%#* did I get here?! This blog is supposed to help fellow mamas have a successful breastfeeding relationship with their little one, and this my friends is not what success felt like. Hooked up to a hospital bed feeling like garbage and squeezing blood out of your tit is NOT success. Or so I thought as I laid there feeling SO pissed at myself for letting this all happen.
I’m in a deep sleep. I gradually awake to my baby whining.
Never quit on a bad day.
Instead, do these two things first.
I’ve been pumping for 20 months (no, that’s not a typo) so I thought I’d share some tips that have made it possible for me to continue for this long. Hopefully these will help make your life little easier as well!
I have mostly done posts about what I think new moms might be needing help with so I thought, this time, I’d let you into my little world for a second. I did the same in a more general way over here, but here, I thought I’d dive deeper into our nursing relationship and what…
Feeling a little hard in a spot on your breast? Feel like you might have a clog coming on? Nurse your babe with their chin pointing to the clog. It will assist in loosening the clog, or wanna-be-clog before it becomes a clog. The direction in which their chin points is where they have the…
10 Hilarious things about breastfeeding: 1. Milk Face There will be a time when your milk is flowing and for whatever reason they decide to unlatch and by consequence get a face full of milk. It’s in the eye, it’s in their nose, in their hair.. just everywhere, and it will be the cutest funniest…