Tag: Breastfeeding

My Favorite Nursing Bras, Tanks, and Clothes

I have four children - ages 10, 8, 5, and almost 9 months. Over the past decade, I have nursed for six and a half years collectively (approximately two years for each baby)...and I am currently nursing my 9-month-old baby! That is a lot of breastfeeding! Although nursing bras,¬†tanks, and clothes aren't strictly necessary, I […]

Baby Products We Actually Used (Birth to 3 Months)

As you know, we recently welcomed our fourth baby into the world. Fresh and wide-eyed, he infuses our lives with joy beyond words. Since our little guy is baby #4, this is certainly not our first rodeo. We've pared down our baby gear so much that you might barely know we have a baby if […]

This is What A Mom of 4 Packs in Her Hospital Bag

My fourth baby is due in three days! I have been working through my to-do list at a super fast pace. These waiting days are both highly productive and snail slow. I'm patiently (impatiently!) awaiting the moment when I will meet my little boy face-to-face. Since we will be delivering at a birth center, my […]

New Report Says Breastfeeding is "Silver Bullet"

It happened for the first time two weeks ago. My 10-month-old baby got sick. Up until then, she has had no sniffles. No runny noses. No fevers. No ear infections or aches. No doctor's visits. Not-a-one. At ten months, she's eating a¬†wonderfully colorful diet of fruits, vegetables, organic meats, and dairy products; she also still […]

10 Reasons NOT to Get an Epidural

"I don't know if I can do this," I whisper it into the blurry room. The contraction begins to rise and I scream, sing, breath, and pray simultaneously. With a final push, the crescendo, her body slips through mine. I catch her and bring her to my chest, elated. Three natural childbirths later and I […]

10 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

Happy Ha-Ha-AHH-AHH-CHOOO - Holidays! Tis' the season for coughs, sore throats, flu, and fevers. Fortunately, there are some ways to circumvent Mr. Flu and Ms. Icky Sicky. Here are ten things our family strives to do during the holidays and all year long. 1. Eat nutrient-rich foods. Some varieties of produce may be harder to […]

10 Best Products for 6-Month-Old Babies

Our youngest recently turned 6 months. Though I still call her "my newborn baby," I do realize that she is a lovely person in her own right. Absolutely delightful to have around. The following ten products are getting the most use around our house these days. Actually, we don't have many other baby gizmos and […]

Glamourmom Mbody Starter Nursing Bra [giveaway]

Third time around and I'm still in awe of the miracle of breastfeeding. I'm wonderstruck that my body somehow creates this perfect food for my baby - in the perfect quantity. The milk heals and protects - guarding her from illness, giving her all of the nutrients her mind & body needs. That said, breastfeeding […]

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