Five Ways to Occupy your Time While Late Night Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is a challenge. It's a serious challenge. There are the initial complexities of learning how to breastfeed properly (latch, tongue ties), dealing with the problems that can arise (low supply, not being able to pump, over supply), physical problems (cracking and bleeding, pain while feeding, infections) and the hormonal changes. It's a constant battle …

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Paramedics Came to my House! Story time.

My daughter and son couldn't be more different as infants. My daughter was extremely needy, borderline colicky and she cried all the time if I wasn't holding her. The car didn't console her, other people couldn't console her, no bottle, no soother, no distraction of any kind - she only wanted me. My son on …

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Child Development Checklists

Every child develops at their own pace. Some children will accomplish certain milestones before other children, and professionals use guidelines in the form of checklists to gauge a rough estimate of when each child should hit those milestones. If a child doesn't hit the milestone around the average time, it's okay. My daughter, as a …

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