Touch Yourself

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.

Night Waking

I’m in a deep sleep.  I gradually awake to my baby whining.

Bad Day

Never quit on a bad day.

Instead, do these two things first.

Where are we now? – 20 Months

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…

Tip of the Day – Preventing Clogs

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…

Now That’s Hilarious

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…

A Child’s Perspective

Convo w/ a 10yr old this past weekend as a fed my daughter: 10YO: Don’t you have to.. go somewhere? Me: No, I can feed her where ever I want. 10YO: Well… Don’t you have to like.. cover yourself? Me: Not if I don’t want to. Plus, her head covers most of my boob. 10YO,…