Category Archives: Breastfeeding & Excess Lipase

Babies Don’t Keep: A Benediction to Weaning Moms

When talking about weaning from breastfeeding there is a fine balance between being supportive and encouraging someone to wean their child too soon.  Yet, no one nurses forever.  There always has to be an end and sometimes that can be … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding, Allergies, and Getting Paid for Breast Milk

As you may remember, I’m a contributing author at Breastfeeding Place – a blog dedicated to encouraging and educating breastfeeding mothers.  Here are two posts I’ve written recently for Breastfeeding Place. When Allergies Strike: Claritin and Breastfeeding Do you suffer … Continue reading

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14 Things You Need for Your Postpartum Body: A Pre-Baby Shopping List for Mommy!

This post contains affiliate links. Diapers?  Check.  Onesies?  Check.  Car seat?  Check.  Things to help you take care of your postpartum body?  Umm… When I was pregnant with Grace, I came up with a list of questions for all of … Continue reading

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Curing Thrush with Gentian Violet

This post contains affiliate links. I first noticed the white stuff when Noah was nursing.  I thought it was some milk that had dribbled out onto his lips.  Then later when I buckled him into his carseat I saw it … Continue reading

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Extended Breastfeeding: Weaning My Daughter Gently

I breastfed my daughter for 23 months.  Looking back, I am so glad that my husband and I made the choice to do extended breastfeeding in our family, but it wasn’t always easy. There were many times I felt insecure … Continue reading

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