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The mourning of sleep: Black eyes at the ready as we say farewell to a full night’s sleep.

Nothing new here. Yes babies tend to wake through the night but aren’t they supposed to learn how to sleep from 7pm to 10am pretty quickly. 743 kata lagi

Postnatal Care

Can You Pass Me a Blanket, Please?

It’s that time of year here in Florida where a chilly day hits and it’s scarves, jackets, and boots for all of us who have been patiently waiting to dust off that section of the closet that is gloomy 95% of the year. 178 kata lagi


Nursing Through Sickness

This is the time of year when colds, flus and the like seem to be everywhere we go.  The bad news is that sometimes between that and our struggle to sleep well, get proper nutrition, and keep up with the phsychological and physical changes of having a new baby, it’s not uncommon for a new mom to be the first one catching the yuck! 420 kata lagi


Doulas and Hospital Births

“I like the idea of a doula, but I want a hospital birth”. Sound familiar? I get it. Our collective mental image of a doula looks something like a kindly older woman showing up at your home birth and acting as Midwife Lite. 1.425 kata lagi

Neurologist 12/7/16

Bright spot of the visit: everyone in the office went nuts over Kira, 9 1/2 months old and a big beautiful personality. ❤️

By purely physical-examination standards, I’m still doing well. 89 kata lagi

it's sweet potato time!

As some of you know, I’ve had a problem keeping up with my son’s metabolism while breastfeeding. He. Is. Always. Eating.

*I’ve felt many times that I’ve failed him by not being able to give him everything he needs, especially when I’m drinking water and… 539 kata lagi

Momma Meets World

My Baby's a Leech... And I Secretly Love It

I write this as my baby lays next to me… screaming.  She’s one of those babies.  You know the type – the clingy ones, who don’t want anything to do with anyone but their mothers.   348 kata lagi

Mommy Life