Death and Revival at The County Fair

I just can’t believe he’s five years old. I can still see the lines on the Dollar General pregnancy test so clearly.  You know, the dollar tests with the dropper.  I was in college and very poor #nojudgementzone.  I can still feel the knot in my stomach as we told my parents – and see […]

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Breast Surgery and Breastfeeding

Whether you’ve had breast surgery in the past or are considering it in the future, you may have wondered how it will affect your ability to breastfeed. So, here’s some information that’s not always included in surgical pre and post-op teaching that will help you to answer that question. Implants You CAN breastfeed with implants, […]

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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Colostrum

As always, I feel compelled to preface this piece with a warning: this post is about breastfeeding.  If reading about breastfeeding evokes unpleasant emotions for you, here is a post about french fries!  If reading about french fries evokes unpleasant emotions for you, then we would not be good friends. Some people call colostrum liquid gold. […]

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8 Things You Need to Know about Breastfeeding that No One Tells You

Ah, breastfeeding.   Everyone knows that religion and politics hold the top two spots on the list of taboo conversation topics. Every parent knows that breastfeeding and sleeping arrangements replace religion and politics while you’re in the throws of the babymaking years. So, you’ve been warned.  This post is about breastfeeding.  If you do not like talking […]

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