Tag: breastfeeding

Body Back (not yet) 

During my pregnancy, I joined Fit4Mom‘s Fit4Baby program. Admittedly, I could have (and wish I would have) done this earlier. I loved having other moms who were in the same preggo boat with me to work out with, ask questions of and just talk to about what was to come. Many of us were first time

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Recovery Gone Wrong 

Someone recommended this book to me last week as we talked about our birth experiences (I didn’t buy it because it’s $32 and that seems crazy!). I’ve been pretty vocal that Liam’s birth didn’t go as I had planned and was a little traumatic for me (us) at the time. However, I’ve since come to

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First Public Appearance

On Friday, we attempted (and failed at) our first night out with Liam in tow. To be fair, Liam had just dealt with a long appointment with our lactation consultant where we drug out his feeding session over almost 2 hours (he got 34 ml while nursing – so just over an ounce in 20ish

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The Struggle is Real 

Breastfeeding seems like it should be natural and easy. After all, it has been happening for ages and in times with far less support than what we have today. In our breastfeeding class we took, they even told us the baby will climb up the mom after birth and find the breast on his own. Easy peasy,

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Classes on classes on classes

We may have been a little overeager in our signing up for classes once we arrived in Chapel Hill. We signed up for Prepared Childbirth which was a 4 week, 3 hours every Sunday class. Then there was the hospital tour, a two hour ‘class’ on a weeknight which LW had to fly home early

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