Nursing While Pregnant: Guidelines for the Final Stretch

I’m currently 35 weeks pregnant and my toddler is still nursing, so I’ve finally accepted that he will not self-wean before the baby arrives. Hopefully, he won’t ramp up his nursing too much once my newborn arrives–I think I can handle one or two nursing sessions with him per day, especially once my milk . . . → Read More: Nursing While Pregnant: Guidelines for the Final Stretch

Still Nursing While Pregnant

Maybe this little guy will wean soon?

I was so sure my son would wean when I left him with my parents for three days over spring break. I was so sure of it! He was down to once or twice every 2 days. I was not offering, not really refusing (but certainly . . . → Read More: Still Nursing While Pregnant

Nursing Through Pregnancy: One Day at a Time

Last week I casually mentioned that we are expecting our third child. Surprise! We had intended to wait until Felix weaned to get pregnant again, but…surprise!

Could this be me in a few months? Image source 

So here I am nursing through pregnancy again. The first time I did this, I found nursing . . . → Read More: Nursing Through Pregnancy: One Day at a Time

Breastfeeding While Pregnant

Before I had kids, when I knew nothing at all about anything BUT  thought I knew a lot of things about everything, I believed the common myth that it was not possible to breastfeed while pregnant. This went along with the general American public’s opinions about weaning at the stroke of midnight on a . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding While Pregnant

Breastfeeding After Breast Surgery

An Interview with Hannah Moss, mom to Henry, 3, and Eleanor, 2 months.

KRL: You had breast surgery long before you had children. Can you tell us about that?

HM: I had a breast reduction when I was 17 to alleviate back pain and other issues. At the time, I was not made fully aware . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding After Breast Surgery

Jewel’s Breastfeeding Journey

By Tiffany Holley

Jewel and I got off to a rough start with our breastfeeding relationship.

Her birth was difficult, and we ended up with not quite the totally natural birth I had hoped for. Thankfully, she and I were both healthy, and able to leave the hospital immediately.

I had been given IV . . . → Read More: Jewel’s Breastfeeding Journey

Nursing Through Pregnancy: An Unexpected Bonus

We are running a series on tandem nursing this month on our blog and have recruited stories from great moms across the globe! You will hear stories about nursing while pregnant, challenges of tandem nursing and the joys of nurturing your babies. Our third story comes from Carla Molina Martins. Read on to share . . . → Read More: Nursing Through Pregnancy: An Unexpected Bonus