Tag: breastfeeding

  • It’s the last day of #WorldBreastfeedingWeek and I’m frustrated.

    Let me start by saying that I understand the importance of #WorldBreastfeedingWeek and the need to bring awareness to the health benefits of breastfeeding for both mom and baby. I did breastfeed for about 5 and a half months before I had to stop because of issues with my kidneys. And I initially chose to […]

  • Born at the edge of chaos: the day I became a mother.

    My son has been on some amount of formula since the day he was born. It wasn’t a part of our “plan.” I remember coming home from the hospital with the urge to just set the “plan” on fire. I tore the papers to shreds furiously while my husband laughed. Breastfeeding turned out not to […]