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Mini and Her Milk

Mini is doing so much better with 2 weeks on only Breast Milk.  Her moods were much better since her tummy was happy. She does not seem as uncomfortable either and has gotten lots of cute baby chub. Plus her skin was much less dry and flaky. Then I suddenly ran out and
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How to Donate Breastmilk

If you read this blog consistently, then you would know that I have donated breast milk before. After talking to a friend, a recent new mom, about my experience, I realized there are a lot of things to be learned about donating breast milk for those interested. In this blog post, I hope to answer…
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Miracles of Momma’s Milk {from a breast feeding failure}

I totally understand that not everyone is able to nurse their babies.  I did not produce enough milk for Baby Bear and had to supplement her with formula. I tried everything natural and even took Domperidone, a prescription galactagogue that did increase my production but still not enough to feed the baby.  She was failure to thrive…
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My Thought Mondays: Why I Donate Breastmilk

I have a little 6-month-old pumpkin pie. She is tall and skinny, but has little rolls of fat on her thighs. In my eyes (I’m her mom….) she is just the cutest, sweetest thing in the world. When she was just a few weeks old and I was slightly more emotional than normal, having just…
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7 things to do with Breastmilk

Because Evelyn won’t take a bottle, and because I’ve been pumping since she was three weeks old, I am finding an overabundance of frosty milk in my freezer. The milk that I pumped in our early sleep deprived newborn days is about to expire, not to mention I need room in my freezer! So I…
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Breastfeeding a Toddler

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for the first year of life. The World Health Organization states breastfeeding should continue for the first two years. Despite this, very few women continue to breastfeed for longer than a few months. According to the CDC, in the U.S., about 75% of babies are breastfed at birth…
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Just Call Me Bessie

For some insane reason, I agreed to go to Las Vegas next month. In the haze of sleep deprivation that occured during the first month of Owen’s life, I thought it would be a great idea. I was wrong. My baby will only be six months old. That’s right, I am leaving my six month…
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