“Breast is best.” “Breastfeeding is the most natural thing in the world.” “Babies are born with an instinct to seek the breast, find it, and latch.” Statements like these can feel like a slap to the face in the wake of breastfeeding struggles. For new mothers trying to breastfeed and having a hard time, these… Continue reading Breastfeeding is Natural, So Why Is It So Hard?
My goal as a doula and as a mother is to let people know that they have options.
I am not the only one that struggles to be a mother. That was an amazing discovery.
I can’t help but think that Mary was a walking checklist for postpartum mood disorder risk factors.
I’ve lost it with my kids today. More than once. In fact, I’ve lost it with my kids all week long. I’ve been having “bad mom days” where every little thing pisses me off. We’re sitting right between a holiday birthday and another holiday in our family right now, and I am stressed to the… Continue reading The Fires of Rage
My job literally saved my life.
My breastfeeding goal was 18 months… I was counting down to that 18 month mark.