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Low Supply

Is there ever a time when low supply is good? Perhaps, but I can tell you for sure that it’s not good when referring to breast milk! This isn’t your typical, breastfeed/don’t breastfeed/don’t-breastfeed-that-long type of post. I’m all for whatever anyone wants to do. This is about the struggle of having a low milk supply.  […]

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Bonding with my Preemie

Every mom-to-be hears about “the instant bond” she’ll have with her baby from the second the pregnancy test is positive. Parents love to say things like, “It’s a love like you’ve never known,” “It’s overwhelming,” and “It was love at first sight.” I Googled “mother baby bond” and got 1,350,000 search results. Clearly this is […]

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Surviving Your Baby’s Sleep Regression

What is a sleep regression? Ahh, sleep regression. Those two words are enough to send intelligent, highly-capable parents running for the hills (and the coffee).  By definition, a sleep regression,  “generally describes a phase or season in which a baby who normally sleeps well suddenly starts waking more often at night, and refusing naps (or taking very short […]

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Is Your Child Care Provider Breastfeeding Friendly?

{This is a sponsored post. All comments and statements are our own. We would not promote something that we did not believe to be true.} The South Carolina Program for Infant and Toddler Care is excited to announce the statewide Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care designation program. This program is funded by the SC Department of Social […]

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Celebrating National Breastfeeding Week

Mamas. You’ve heard it all:  the days are long, but the years are short…you’ll miss these early days when they’re older…hang in there, the first year is the hardest. Well…it feels a lot harder when my nipples are FALLING OFF.  Let’s discuss breastfeeding, y’all. In case you’re concerned, my nipples are, thankfully, still attached and […]

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What New Moms Want Most

face mask / tea / Rosebud salve / robe / Fridet / hot/cold pack / Bkr water bottle / basket + snacks My first baby is only four-months-old, and in that time (plus that difficult last trimester) I’ve realized that I am passionate about supporting other mamas. Motherhood is a beautifully challenging journey, and we need to PAMPER ALL THE MAMAS! Baby is not going to go without plenty […]

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Due with Baby #2: The Perks of Two under Two

I am excited to announce that our family is growing! We wanted to be a family of four, so we are extremely excited! It happened a little sooner than we expected, but I hear that happens the second time around! Check out my Birth Control After Baby post for more on that! This time around we are expecting […]

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