Breastfeeding After a C-Section

Many women don’t go into labor expecting to deliver their baby via Cesarean birth, but according to WebMd, Cesarean births, or C-sections, are in fact on the rise. While this type of delivery can make breastfeeding more difficult, there are methods that new moms can employ to create a more manageable, less painful, breastfeeding experience. […]

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Common Breastfeeding Problems

Like many expectant new mothers, I spent the majority of my pregnancy eagerly anticipating the arrival of this brand new bundle of joy. Determined to do everything “just right”, I combed through stacks of parenting magazines and new mommy books; frequented parenting blogs and websites; and invested many an hour planning and preparing for my […]

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Letdown Reflex

Having a baby cultivates a whirlwind of emotions that can be both exhilarating and terrifying for a new parent. Upon bringing our daughter home from the hospital, my boyfriend and I worried incessantly about her every move. Was she too warm or too cold to sleep peacefully? Were we checking her diaper often enough? Was […]

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