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The Birth, the Boob & the Baby

Posted on: March 10, 2019 | Breastfeeding, Labor and Birth

baby

There is something about birth that prepares you to become a parent to a child. It is usually a somewhat long process that ensues after about 40 or so weeks of pregnancy. When it starts, you’re ready. You know you will finally meet this baby that has been growing, stretching, …


Love and Parenting

Posted on: February 23, 2019 | Breastfeeding, Depression, Parenting Philosophy

Love and parenting

Love and parenting sound like they go together beautifully. 2 people fall in love, they skip around holding hands for a while, they eat a strand of spaghetti together, lock lips in the middle of a strand and then… A baby gets inside one of them! That’s how it works, …


I Was Angry at My Baby

Posted on: February 20, 2019 | Babies, Breastfeeding, Postpartum

angry at my baby

Oh girl… You’re not alone. I totally get it. I remember a time my own baby made me angry. She was about 2 months old. She was safely tucked into her car seat and we were driving home from a short trip to the grocery store. It was warm outside …


We are an OFFICIAL MILK BANK in Westchester County!

Posted on: February 25, 2018 | Breastfeeding, Postpartum

Breastfeeding can be a once in a lifetime opportunity to bond with your baby. Whether it be because of challenges during breastfeeding, low milk supply, or trouble latching, for many parents their breastfeeding journey is anything but. So switch to formula, right? Wrong. Many parents see incredible value in actual …


Booze and Breastfeeding; Is it okay to drink while breastfeeding?

Posted on: March 18, 2017 | Breastfeeding

Of course St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration of rich Irish heritage, but it’s also one of the nation’s biggest celebrations of beer, wine and spirits. If you’re breastfeeding you might not be raising your glass to a cheers just yet. There’s a lot of conversation surrounding an occasional drink while breastfeeding, …


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