New Mom Style: Clever Nursing Apparel We Can’t Wait to Wear This Spring


All this winter weather has been fun… but in February we can’t help longing for spring. Fresh air, some sunshine, a little warmth and breastfeeding at the park in front of strangers… Well, the first parts are fun.  Clothes with easy access for nursing moms can be hard to come by. But fear not, you don’t […]

Breastfeeding: A Word of Advice…


Written by Special Guest Writer Ailsa Long My Doula, McRae Brittingham, recommended that I share my breastfeeding story with you to help others in their quest to breastfeed naturally.A word of advice … I was a high risk, first time, mature, single, mom-to-be and had no preconceived ideas about breastfeeding, but knew that I wanted […]

My Story is One of Support


Written by Special Guest Writer Kelli Ramirez My story is one of support.  My son Benjamin was born 7 weeks early at St. Mary’s.  He was in the NICU for 13 days.Although we were not able to latch quickly after his birth, I was visited by a lactation consultant who got me set up with […]

Why I Hate Breastfeeding (and the Totally Selfish Reasons Why I Do It Anyway)


I’m not good at breastfeeding. I make plenty of milk, tons of milk; that’s not the problem. I nurse in public discretely though I’m not ashamed of it. Sometimes people will have whole conversations with me before they notice that I’ve been nursing the entire time. I’ve got the holds and tips and tricks down. […]

The Pros and Cons of Breastfeeding that Everyone Forgets to Mention

Me and my son

Alex provides a little sense of humor about breastfeeding during World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7, 2013. We think she's pretty awesome because we agree that every woman should have the opportunity to breastfeed. Learn more about World Breastfeeding Week at this link. buy reading glasses online I breastfed my children, which naturally makes me an […]

When Breastfeeding Sucks: 13 Things to Try


If you are like most pregnant and newly postpartum mamas you are aware of the many benefits that breastfeeding offers to you and your baby. You also probably have a goal in mind for how long you would like to breastfeed whether it be until you transition back to work, six months, one year, or […]