Category Archives: Breastfeeding Your Child

Mastitis: what you need to know

The onset was sudden and hit me like a truck.  I felt very ill and feverish.  All I could think about was getting home and lying down. Walking dazed into my house, I grabbed the thermometer and flopped down on … Continue reading

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6 reasons why breastfeeding a toddler is pretty awesome

I got all warm and fuzzy inside when I read about Sophie Grégoire Trudeau running late for an interview because she was nursing her two-year-old. I know not everyone gets to have the opportunity to nurse their toddler, but if … Continue reading

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Back to work: My new reality!

I had a moment a few weeks ago and realized midday that it was Tuesday – not Thursday! The reality of this would be disappointing for most but for me it was overwhelming because I just returned to work after … Continue reading

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Don’t forget the D- vitamin D!

As you sip your morning coffee, blurry eyed from a near sleepless night, something tweaks your memory about vitamin D.  You know it was in one of those countless books or articles you read when you were pregnant; likely somewhere between making notes on … Continue reading

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Top 5 reasons why breastfeeding rocks (that have nothing to do with health)

I love that breastfeeding comes with tons of health-related perks, but there so many other awesome reasons why breastfeeding rocks. Here’s my own personal top 5 list – leave us a comment and add your own reasons to this list!

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