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Moms Need Magnesium

Magnesium and moms go together like plants and phosphorous…a little biology (or gardening) analogy. Magnesium is essential for humans, but it is the mineral that we are most commonly deficient in. Are you feeling lethargic, irritable, having vertigo, or muscle/eye twitches? These are all signs that you may be magnesium deficient.   Take a magnesium […]

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My Breastfeeding Journey

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, I felt compelled to share my journey with breastfeeding. I want to start by saying that whether you never nurse at all, you nurse for one week, six months, or six years, I (nor should anyone else) would never judge you for your decisions. I do, however, think that […]

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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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Breast Health

When I think of breast cancer I feel mixed emotions, it is a combination of anger, frustration, sadness, and the desire to help others heal. I have had family members and friends who have battled with breast cancer. It has taken too many lives and shaken up too many worlds. There is a lot of […]

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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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Tandem Nursing {A Toddler & A Newborn}

August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week. All week long, our contributors will be sharing their stories, encouragement, trials, and helpful tips for nursing moms.  When my first was born, I was expecting the breastfeeding relationship of my dreams. We’d stare longingly into each other’s eyes, lost in our own special world of love and bonding and unicorns. […]

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