The moment my baby refused to nurse was devastating to me. I just balled watching my baby girl feeding on a bottle. Call me crazy, but having her choose another nipple over mine was hard to swallow. I had no idea what had happened to my pro nurser who just earlier looked forward to breastfeeding.
I looked forward to breastfeeding when I was pregnant. Of course, I wanted to provide the best nourishment for my little one. I never realized that breastfeeding would end up being one of the most difficult commitments I’ve ever had! One of the biggest reasons for this difficulty was the fact that my baby girl
So currently, my milk stash is at 552.6 oz to the dot. I have so much that I needed to buy a separate freezer to store all of it. However, it wasn’t like this during my first month postpartum. Actually, in the beginning, I had to supplement my baby first with breastmilk and then with
To be honest, I didn’t go out searching for these, they just sort of were recommended to me on my journey through pregnancy and motherhood. Therefore, I don’t doubt that there might be other apps that are must-haves for mommas. However, I did find these five to be particularly useful! A look ahead… I. BabyCenter
Oh, the newborn phase, when sleep is but a memory and your entire life is consummated in one little human. As a first-time-mom, when I entered this unknown territory, “shock” is an understatement to what I experienced (I am sure all you mommas can agree!). I am still recovering, more like adjusting. It’s like your
A change in the right direction requires a good start, and where best to begin than your mornings. Everyone knows that starting your day right is important, and if you don’t know it yet, you will eventually figure it out! I know that if my mornings are off, my whole day sort of falls flat.
As Christmas approaches many are starting to think about what to get their loved ones. If you have a pregnant momma that falls into that list you might be wondering what you could possibly get her. Out of the many things you might have thought of, probably the last thing on your mind is gifting
When I thought body discomfort with getting pregnant, my first (and only) thought was labor, right? Like I know labor is painful. Well, I also learned that pregnancy was no vacation either, but NO ONE told me about the torture boot camp that is post-partum (probably because no one wants to talk about it or
I am not one of those girls that read up on pregnancy and birth or that attended any pregnancy classes (although they were offered), so partially it’s my fault that I was so unprepared for what lied ahead. I assumed (to my own detriment) that it would be no huge deal that I was delivering
So everything I learned in the first couple of days post-pregnancy was on the go. Family, friends, lactation consultants, pediatricians and, of course, Dr. Google, were my go-to sources for all things questionable and worrisome. For the most part, all the advice was incredibly helpful, especially that which was given by my parents and in-laws.