Breastfeeding Baby – A Mother's Benefits

We often talk about why breastfeeding is beneficial for the baby, but rarely is there any consideration given to how breastfeeding might benefit a mother. In fact, most people seem to perceive breastfeeding to be a sacrificial practice that mothers offer to their babies. I’ve heard concerns from women that breastfeeding means saggy breasts andContinue reading “Breastfeeding Baby – A Mother's Benefits”

2nd Pregnancy Week 15

If you’re wondering, like my SIL2 was, what happened to some of my earlier blog posts, well, they accidentally got deleted.  How did that happen?  Well, I can only assume that it must have been sheer idiocy that possessed me when I decided to revert to an old backup of this blog.  As a result,Continue reading “2nd Pregnancy Week 15”

More on Breastfeeding During Pregnancy

I thought I would write a more thorough blog post on this topic because it seems more concerns about my nursing during pregnancy have cropped up.  Frankly, I’m quite amazed by the negativity towards breastfeeding I have experienced since I first decided I was going to breastfeed Gavin.  Even after all this time, there areContinue reading “More on Breastfeeding During Pregnancy”

Nursing While Pregnant – What are the Risks?

Okay, I promised an update on this topic… My reasons for continuing to nurse Gavin throughout the pregnancy and for tandem nursing (nursing an older child while nursing a baby): allows Gavin to bond with me without taxing me too much (it’s definitely a lot less tiring to lie in bed and cuddle him thanContinue reading “Nursing While Pregnant – What are the Risks?”