Monthly Archives: May 2014

I Support Formula, Not Companies

There are a lot of ways that formula could be improved, there’s things that formula companies do that I disagree with, but I always get nervous talking about these things in public spaces. I don’t want to be faced with … Continue reading

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Ever Changing Products

I have an Airplane-style drinking problem. Not all the time, but when I’m stressed or tired my brain decides that holding and raising a cup is simply a non-essential skill. So, during one of these spells, we got a spill-resistant … Continue reading

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Weaning

Food has never been easy for this kid. I’m now fairly certain that kiddo has issues with corn syrup that means that the vast majority of infant formulas, even the “gentle” and “sensitive” ones, meant misery. At 11 months we got … Continue reading

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Even if Breast isn’t Best, it still deserves support

A while ago, a study came out showing no real significant long term benefit to breastfeeding, prompting a firestorm of debate. I saw a few people vehemently insist that the benefits of breastfeeding are not overstated- not because of evidence to back … Continue reading

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Fish Oil for Depression

Have you ever had something that you’ve researched so much you’re sure that you know basically all there is to know? That’s what depression was for me. I’ve had untreated depression since before I was 10, I wasn’t able to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Homebirth and Safety

When we were getting our fetal echocardiogram, before looking at the results, the doctor talked to us about the risks. He said that, if he wanted to scare us, he’d say “You have doubled the risk”, if he wanted to … Continue reading

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