Breastfeeding Through Medical Issues

Sometimes even super moms get sick.  Even illnesses like a cold can make nursing challenging.  So what happens when a nursing mom gets really sick or needs surgery? The vast majority of the time nursing mamas can continue their nursing relationship despite the issues with a lot of support and some creativity. On a sunny June day, 3 years ago, I had gone to the … Continue reading Breastfeeding Through Medical Issues

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)