Gymnurstics. My friend taught me this term. It refers to nursing a wiggling baby or a toddler, or nursing both of these at once. Or, in my most recent struggle, nursing a wriggling baby and trying to simultaneously pump my opposite breast.
There have been a lot of gymnurstics at my . . . → Read More: Gymnurstics
Last week, we wrote about the forthcoming Three Rivers Milk Bank, which will supply breastmilk to NICUs throughout the region. Today, I spoke with Christine Cato, who had two premies. She offers some insight to what it’s like with a baby in the NICU:
Can you tell us about your experience with your older . . . → Read More: Interview with Christine Cato: NICU Veteran
About a month ago, I sat down to pump and got less than one ounce of milk. I thought it was strange, since it’d been hours since my son nursed, but I’d had a stressful day and assumed my body was just fed up. I had about two ounces in the freezer, so I . . . → Read More: My Breasts vs the Machine
By Julie Howard
It was Thanksgiving 2009 and I was on hospital bed rest “for the long haul” I had been told. I had Pre-eclampsia and was on my last day of my 28th week as a first time mom, and was determined to make it to 34 weeks which my OB had said . . . → Read More: The Most Important Gift For My Son