Our Lip Tie/ Tongue Tie Story

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.

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…