Baby Health Issues

08-04-2012

Reduce Risks of Childhood Obesity with Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding has long been recognized as a proven as the best way to provide nutrition to babies. It has been discovered in recent years that breast milk offers many more benefits to babies who are fed breast milk in their first year of life. One [...]

7-24-2012

Positive mental Health Benefits of Breastfeeding

Before I had my baby, I found that there was an overwhelming amount of information everywhere discussing the effects of breast feeding on a mother’s mental health. It is widely known that the act of breast feeding causes the brain to secret [...]

baby-commit

Committing to breastfeeding

A recent study showed that 85% of mothers want to exclusively breastfeed for at least 3 months, just 32% make it to that actual goal. This got me thinking...why? Why are so many women failing to reach their goal of nursing baby? I feel like it's [...]

love-letter

my love letter to breastfeeding.

So one of the things I am most passionate about is breastfeeding. During my pregnancy I read lots of books and spoke with people about breastfeeding. I had no idea how challenging and rewarding my breastfeeding journey would be. Starting out it [...]

Purple boobies

Breastfeeding through thrush

Our breastfeeding journeys can be rough. Around a month ago I noticed some white spots on my 9 month old’s tongue. I suspected thrush, so I made a call to her pediatrician’s office. The nurse I spoke with suggested it was just milk residue. The [...]