Weaning a breastfed toddler is a different experience. No two will be alike but I can tell you that both of mine had one thing in common, bittersweet. I breastfed both of my babies past a year old. Yes, I am "that" mom as some might say. I never imagined what it would be like to nurse a toddler or even thought I'd do that sort of thing! In fact, I remember resenting the idea of still breastfeeding a person who was able to walk and talk. Oh, but I was so naive and oblivious. How could … [Read more...] about Weaning A Breastfed Toddler | My Experiences
Even the most determined mom will likely struggle and may even give up without this very important key to breastfeeding success. Breastfeeding has been one of the most rewarding things I've been fortunate enough to experience, but that doesn't mean it comes naturally. Yes, the act of breastfeeding is natural but its such a myth that breastfeeding "should come naturally." Because of this myth many moms are confident in their ability to breastfeed but oblivious to the learning curve that most … [Read more...] about The Key To Breastfeeding Success
If your milk supply is suddenly lower don't panic just yet! Check out these tips to find out why your milk supply is low and learn how to improve it. One of the number one misconceptions about breastfeeding is low milk supply. Many moms believe their supply is low but in reality it's actually doing great! I explained this further in a blog post I did a few weeks ago and you can read that HERE. If you have determined that your milk supply is in fact low you are left with a few decisions … [Read more...] about Why Is My Milk Supply Low?
As a breastfeeding advocate, I love to inform and encourage others to breastfeed. I remember being a first time mom who knew little to nothing about it. No one in my family had breastfeed before and never once do I remember seeing a baby breastfeed. It just wasn't the norm for me. I was aware of the benefits though and craved that bonding time everyone talked about. I felt alone in the world because it seemed like no matter how much I read about breastfeeding there was still more to … [Read more...] about Am I Producing Enough Breast Milk?