Monthly Archives: December 2013

Why do I need to boil the water?

One thing that will always bother me is that there’s not much information for bottle/formula feeders, at least in my area. Despite having had a bilateral mastectomy, which virtually guarantees that I will not be able to produce a full … Continue reading

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How a Lacatation Consultant Helped Me Let Go of Breastfeeding

I know that there are people who get pressured to formula feed, people who get pressured to stop breastfeeding early, people who face discrimination if they dare to feed their baby in public. I know that not everyone is in … Continue reading

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Baby-Feeding

Before the birth, I had high hopes of at least being able to try to breastfeed. I realize most people say this- but my situation is a bit different. For one thing- my plan was to breastfeed with formula. I’m … Continue reading

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Feeding and Independence

Feeding our baby has never been a terribly easy journey. Attempts at breastfeeding generally ended in crying, it took months to find the right formula, etc. I kind of hoped that solids would be a bit easier- but no luck. … Continue reading

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IUDs & Implants

After giving birth, and a bit before, I had a lot of healthcare providers talking to me about birth control. One thing that came up was IUDs and Implants. These are really awesome things that I’m glad are available- but … Continue reading

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