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One of the most stressful things about being pregnant and breastfeeding is that your list of over-the-counter remedies pretty much evaporates. When I was pregnant, I couldn’t take anything for nausea, indigestion, or headaches. I thought that was bad…until I was breastfeeding and got the flu. Not once, or even twice, but three times. Continue reading →
I love my job. I’ve been teaching adult education classes for the last three years, and I feel that helping people establish their new careers while simultaneously teaching them about finance is rewarding and important work. However, since I came back from maternity leave, I’ve thought about quitting before every. single. class. Continue reading →
Taking on parenthood with passion and a wry sense of humor, Kimmy is the mother to an adorable fifteen-month-old boy. She shares avidly with her online community her views about politics, breastfeeding and day-to-day life. Kimmy has been known to spend the occasional Sunday morning dancing with her son and eating pancakes. Continue reading →
Model, motivator and mother of two adorable boys, Mafer is an avid supporter of breastfeeding and lactation education. She is a radio announcer at Radio Impacto2 and encourages her friends and family to live a powerful, positive and healthy life. Continue reading →
Mother of two, Kerri is a teacher, volunteers with her local ministry, and takes graduate classes. Her youngest child, now nearly eleven months old, struggled with lip and tongue ties as well as gastrointestinal discomfort. Both children are now thriving thanks to her dedication and selflessness, as well as her apparent ability to get by without sleep. When she’s not teaching, taking care of her family, or volunteering, Kerri runs an Etsy shop creating keepsakes for parents. Continue reading →
It wasn’t long into my second trimester that people started asking me, “Are you planning to breastfeed?” I gave them the learned and practiced answer of “Yes, you know, if I can.” I’ll confess now that I had no idea what I was talking about. I knew that there would be obstacles to breastfeeding, but had no idea what they actually were or whether or not they would be within my control.
I was fortunate to not have any medical or physical limitations around nursing my daughter, and it was still one of the hardest things that I’d ever had to do. Even without complications, breastfeeding was a bitch.