Breastfeeding Cafe Carnival: Favorite Breastfeeding Benefit

Welcome to The Breastfeeding Cafe Carnival!

This post was written as part of the Breastfeeding Cafe’s Carnival. For more info on the Breastfeeding Cafe, go to www.breastfeedingcafe.wordpress.com. For more info on the Carnival or if you want to participate, contact Claire at clindstrom2 {at} gmail {dot} com. Today’s post is about the long-term benefits . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Cafe Carnival: Favorite Breastfeeding Benefit

Breastfeeding Cafe Carnival: How Have My Breastfeeding Goals Changed?

Welcome to The Breastfeeding Cafe Carnival! This post was written as part of the Breastfeeding Cafe’s Carnival. For more info on the Breastfeeding Cafe, go to www.breastfeedingcafe.wordpress.com. For more info on the Carnival or if you want to participate, contact Claire at clindstrom2 {at} gmail {dot} com. Today’s post is about how your breastfeeding . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Cafe Carnival: How Have My Breastfeeding Goals Changed?

Breastfeeding Cafe Carnival: My Breastfeeding Mantra

Welcome to The Breastfeeding Cafe Carnival!

This post was written as part of the Breastfeeding Cafe’s Carnival. For more info on the Breastfeeding Cafe, go to www.breastfeedingcafe.wordpress.com. For more info on the Carnival or if you want to participate, contact Claire at clindstrom2 {at} gmail {dot} com. Today’s post is about your breastfeeding mantra. . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Cafe Carnival: My Breastfeeding Mantra

Community Lactation Center Opens in Brooklyn

If you’ve been reading this blog for any amount of time, you know that we support moms feeding their babies any time, any place they are hungry. That doesn’t mean we don’t appreciate it when businesses or organizations create a comfortable place for nursing moms to duck into for privacy (or climate control) if . . . → Read More: Community Lactation Center Opens in Brooklyn

Climb Out of the Darkness

I just learned about a really inspiring event to raise awareness of postpartum mood disorders, like the ones we’ve been writing about this spring. Postpartum Progress is sponsoring an event called Climb Out of the Darkness, to be held on the solstice, the longest day of the year–in the United States, this is June . . . → Read More: Climb Out of the Darkness

Looking Back on My Solo Parenting Stint

My husband works for the Pittsburgh Marathon, which takes place the first weekend of May. This means I haven’t really seen him for about 6 weeks. I’ve been home with my two boys, just me, and it’s been hard, hard, hard. (Being 6 months pregnant hasn’t helped make things any easier)

Many days, he . . . → Read More: Looking Back on My Solo Parenting Stint

Fact-Based Responses for “You’re Still Doing That?” and Other Comments

“You’re still doing that?”

“You’re the only person I know nursing this long.”

“Isn’t he too old for that if he can ask you for it?”

“Shouldn’t your baby be drinking whole milk by now?”

“Breastmilk isn’t any good after one year. Why are you still nursing?”

“When are you going to wean??”

The . . . → Read More: Fact-Based Responses for “You’re Still Doing That?” and Other Comments