Enlightenment and Healing

Nine years ago my son was born. Nine weeks premature and weighing just over three pounds, I was thrown into the world of NICUs, breast pumps, and doctor visits. When my pregnancy came to an end, my grieving began. I didn’t realize it as grieving right away—I was far too numb from the whole experience to have any true concept of what I was going … Continue reading Enlightenment and Healing

Our Favorite Breastfeeding Advice

This week’s post is all about our members. Members of our Facebook group were asked how long they’ve been breastfeeding and their favorite words of wisdom. We want to emphasize that there is no “right” length of time to breastfeed your baby – everyone takes their own journey, but every journey is a lot more fun when you have supportive and encouraging people around you. … Continue reading Our Favorite Breastfeeding Advice

No More Failure Stories: Karaleigh’s story

Editor’s Note: This post is the first in a series we’re calling “No More Failure Stories.” We know that mom-to-mom support is one of the most important ways we can ensure that other moms continue to breastfeed, despite setbacks and difficulties. We hope that Karaleigh’s story will help you to remember a time when someone helped you get over a hurdle. Whether or not we … Continue reading No More Failure Stories: Karaleigh’s story

Labor Day in the Delivery Room (aka the Bathroom)

So, I was planning on taking the holiday off and skipping this week for our blog, but today was such an incredibly wonderful day, I just had to share. At 8:00am this morning, my friend’s husband called me, telling me my friend was in labor and asking me to meet them at the hospital and be their stand-in doula (their planned-for doula was out of … Continue reading Labor Day in the Delivery Room (aka the Bathroom)