Breastfeeding is very personal decision between the mama and her child. It’s not up to anyone or anything else except Mother Nature. Not all moms produce enough to sustain her child for the recommended year. Other times, some babies are just finicky and won’t latch, or they prefer the bottle. Continue reading “Breastfeeding Beyond 1 Year: How Long Should You Breastfeed?”
Breastfeeding = Fatigue?
Breastfeeding and fatigue go hand in hand, but so does being a new mama. I’ve been breastfeeding since my daughter was just minutes old. She latched on immediately, despite my fear that we wouldn’t have a strong bond after my emergency C-section. To rewind, I had this “perfect” birth plan including music selection, dim lights, ice chips…and it all came crashing down when a failed epidural + the baby heart dropping every time I pushed = emergency C-section. Continue reading “Breastfeeding: Can Nursing Your Baby Cause Fatigue?”