Tag Archives: Breastfeeding Your Baby

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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Why it’s better to NOT have a routine with young babies

There’s nothing like a good routine. We hear all the time how children need routine to feel safe and secure. Especially during times of stress, routines bring us all comfort and familiarity. These are the times when we are literally … Continue reading

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What’s the birth got to do with breastfeeding?

When I was pregnant with Pumpkin, I really wanted to have a natural childbirth. I was in awe of women who had birthed their babies the way nature intended – sans epidural or any other intervention. At the end of … Continue reading

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World Breastfeeding Week: My daughter was tongue tied

This week Halton Region celebrates World Breastfeeding Week. The theme this year is “Breastfeeding Support: Close to Mothers.” This is the second of two posts about how support with breastfeeding was key for my breastfeeding success. Without asking for help … Continue reading

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