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Formula Feeding with No Regrets

Formula Feeding With No Regrets

When I was pregnant with my daughter, I got asked constantly if I was going to breastfeed. My answer? I planned to try. To be honest, it wasn’t something I was super passionate about. I knew all of the benefits, and I hoped to pass those onto my little one. Sometimes life doesn’t go as planned, […]

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The Best Baby-Friendly Policy

I loathe the term cluster feed. Ever heard of it? My second night postpartum, I asked my nurse to take my son to the nursery so that I could sleep. She shook her head and said that Baby-Friendly hospitals encourage rooming in so that babies can cluster feed. Come again? By this time, I’d been awake for nearly […]

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Cardinal Rules for Visiting a New Mom

The Cardinal Rules for Visiting a New Mom

One of my best friends recently became a mom for the first time. Seeing her adjust to motherhood—quite flawlessly I might add—and discussing both of our post partum experiences brought some aspects to mind that we both wish we could go back and change. Setting boundaries for visitors, or not setting them, is the number […]

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