Category: Breastfeeding

10 things pregnant moms planning to breastfeed need to know before delivery

10 things pregnant moms planning to breastfeed need to know before delivery

Pregnant and planning to breastfeed? READ THIS FIRST!

5 Truths You Should Know After Having a Baby

5 Truths You Should Know After Having a Baby

Are you thinking about having another baby? How old is your last baby? I’m asking with good reason because there are health risks to having babies too close together.

Preparing for Baby #2 – Guest post

Preparing for Baby #2 – Guest post

In this post, a guest writer (and my best friend) share what it was like preparing for baby #2.

What’s a little poop talk?

What’s a little poop talk?

Being a young parent means a lot of social niceties go out the window, I find myself often talking about poop.

Baby gear I actually swear by

Baby gear I actually swear by

Whether you’re having multiples or one baby, here’s some of the baby gear I swear by.

The Twin Baby Gear I really used and could not live without

The Twin Baby Gear I really used and could not live without

I would love to say I’m truly a minimalist mama, but putting this list together made me realize I had a lot of stuff I really needed. Here is my list of tried and true twin baby gear I could not have lived without.

Now that I’m done breastfeeding, this is what I think about it

Now that I’m done breastfeeding, this is what I think about it

I’m done breastfeeding my babies, so this is what I think about breastfeeding now.

My twin pregnancy and birth story aka the time Akron Children’s Hospital saved my daughters’ lives – PART 2

My twin pregnancy and birth story aka the time Akron Children’s Hospital saved my daughters’ lives – PART 2

I was on my way to the hospital, apparently in labor and it was totally uneventful. Things REALLY picked up! Here is Part 2 of my twin birth story.

My twin pregnancy and birth story aka the time Akron Children’s Hospital saved my daughters’ lives – PART 1

My twin pregnancy and birth story aka the time Akron Children’s Hospital saved my daughters’ lives – PART 1

In 2013, I became a patient at Akron Children’s Hospital. Saying I was a patient sounds confusing because it’s a pediatric hospital and I am an adult. I never thought I could be a patient as an adult, but as a woman pregnant with twins (ie. a high risk pregnancy) it was the absolute best place for me to be. Here’s my patient, pregnancy and delivery experience. Here is Part 1.

The Begrudgingly Breastfeeding Mom

The Begrudgingly Breastfeeding Mom

In response to my post on “Breastfeeding or formula-feeding, why do we care?!” Guest writer, Emily Gelman, has a very different experience breastfeeding – she does not like it. She is begrudgingly breastfeeding, so I asked Emily to share her thoughts.

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