To Cover or Not to Cover? That Seems to be the Question.

I am now breastfeeding my fifth child and have been breastfeeding for 10 years straight.  There are not many places that I have not breastfed- if I am there- chances are I have breastfed there.  I used to be very concerned about breastfeeding in public lest someone see something. Now, I unabashedly “whip it out” when someone needs some milky. What changed? With more children … Continue reading To Cover or Not to Cover? That Seems to be the Question.

Navigating Nursing in Public in the Chicagoland Area (or anywhere)

Nursing in Public (NIP) – for some breastfeeding moms this comes easily, for others this idea makes some extremely nervous. Usually, but not always, it’s the first-time mama or first-time breastfeeding mama who is worried about breastfeeding her babe outside of the home. What it boils down to are two things. One, lack of practice of nursing in public. And two, lack of confidence. I’ve … Continue reading Navigating Nursing in Public in the Chicagoland Area (or anywhere)