This business began nearly 10 years ago, when Judy found a huge need for quality nursing clothing and products to help her succeed in breastfeeding. Nursing her son was such an important part of her life at this time, and her business grew from this experience and a desire to help other mothers. A Mother’s . . . → Read More: Big Change is Coming to Our Boutique
One of the more unfortunate themes we hear regularly is the tale of the PCP, dentist, psychologist, or even pediatrician telling a breastfeeding mother she must wean in order to take a necessary medication.
Mother after mother tells us she was told to pump and dump for 24 hours following minor surgery, told to . . . → Read More: Medication and Mothers Milk: You Can Probably Take It
Did you ever think you’d talk so much about poop before having kids? I had no idea I’d care about poop, let alone text my husband regular updates about the bowel situation of my kids.
When my breastfed babies were newborns, we learned so much about poop: color, consistency, frequency.
We’d have dinner with . . . → Read More: Poop Watch
“Just put a little Windex on it,” is my very favorite running gag throughout the movie My Big, Fat Greek Wedding. I’ve been thinking about that a lot lately not only because the trailer was just released for the sequel, but also because I hear so many breastfeeding mothers say, “Just put a little breastmilk on . . . → Read More: Put a Little Windex On It: Breastmilk As Magic Elixir?
When I was pregnant, I had to be really choosy about what I watched on television…or read, for that matter. I was so sensitive and everything made me upset. But nothing made me more upset than watching the way birth gets depicted on a lot of shows.
If it’s not a dramatic debacle involving . . . → Read More: Watching Birth on Sitcoms While Pregnant?
My older boys started school this week–1 off to first grade and another off to preschool. I’m still working part-time and so, 1 day each week, I have delicious time alone with my third baby. I’m so thankful I get this day–now that I’m a seasoned mom and 1 child feels easy in comparison to my . . . → Read More: Savoring Baby When My Big Kids Go Back to School
Lately, it seems like postpartum nurses are handing out nipple shields like candy. Many, many new mothers are told they have flat nipples and need to use a nipple shield as a bridge to facilitate a proper latch. And this may be true! But many times, the shields are distributed without enough additional information . . . → Read More: Do I Really Need a Nipple Shield?