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Ryan, age 4 after telling him he could have something if he was good.

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What do you mean I have big phalanges?

A couple of weeks ago I attended a baby shower. There were a gaggle of first time pregnant moms-to-be and a couple of us experienced moms. The subject of nursing came up in our conversation. The first time moms were confident that nursing would be a breeze because it’s a natural process, the pregnancy books had [...]

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How My Breasts Saved the World

I have to give up nursing. It’s more of a habit for the two of us now than it is about nutrition. I have become sicker than ever and I have tried taking all meds that you can with breastfeeding. I hope to get some sleep tonight without this dreaded cough. The new meds I have [...]

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Real Food for Mother and Baby: A Book Review

Here is an interesting book. It’s called, “Real Food for Mother and Baby.” It’s reviewed by Mom’s Crowd.

Here’s my take. I haven’t read it yet, but I’m interested to see the “newbie” and “breastfeeding” sections. I know it will be better for me, and being a former expat in Europe I miss the farmers markets. There’s [...]

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Feeding Moses – A Modern Wet Nurses’ Tale

I recently spotted this short article in the back pages of people magazine while nursing my son and waiting for prescriptions at Walgreens.
I am nursing successfully for the first time with my second son, so this article peeked my interest.
The article portraits a modern wet nurse scenario of sorts.
Robbie Goodrich is a history professor at Northern [...]

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