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Overnight Care for You and Your Baby

Posted on: August 11, 2019 | Breastfeeding, Postpartum

Overnight doula care

When it comes to hiring help after having a baby, overnight care is the best gift you can give yourself! It’s 9:00pm and you are absolutely exhausted. Your 2 week old baby is finally asleep in your arms after spending 2.5 hours crying, fussing, farting and feeding. You’re not quite …


Calorie Intake While Breastfeeding

Posted on: June 25, 2019 | Breastfeeding

Calorie intake while breastfeeding

Do you know what the recommendation is for increasing your calorie intake while breastfeeding? I bet you won’t believe it when I tell you… Hold on tight! It’s not the equivalent of pancakes with bacon and sausage smothered in maple syrup, followed by a giant chicken parmigiana and spaghetti dinner …


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 …


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