Category Archives: Breastfeeding

Tiny Perfection

Those sweet, perfect little fingers holding onto momma’s hand just minutes after birth just captured my heart.

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Lactation Goodie: Granola Bars for Pregnant & Postpartum Mommas

Here are a few variations and these recipes are pretty forgiving, so play around with them! Peanut Butter Granola Bars: 2 1/2 cups crispy rice cereal (or any cereal, or more oats) 2 cups quick-cooking oats 1/2 cup raisins/craisins/nuts/chocolate chips/whatever … Continue reading

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Placental Encapsulation & DFW Placenta

As of January 1st there is now a law in the state of Texas that a hospital or birth center MUST release a placenta to the mother. (There is some paperwork to be signed, which I’ve never had a doula … Continue reading

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Lactation Smoothie (Good for Any Momma, Pregnant or Postpartum)

Lactation cookies are yummy, but not exactly the healthiest option. Energy balls are also great for lactation – and healthier, but you may not want to be eating those all the time either. (There’s also a granola bar lactation recipe … Continue reading

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Baby Essentials & Not

(This is from our family blog, we’ve been asked what sorts of things we thought were crucial and what we ended up not using with our six babies. Here you go! Disclosure, some of these links are affiliate links and … Continue reading

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World Breastfeeding Week 2015

Happy World Breastfeeding Week! How sweet is this hour old baby tucked in with his momma? Though I think this is also a great time to remember that however we nourished our babies’ bodies – breast or bottle – the … Continue reading

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Public Service Announcement Re: Breastfeeding in Public

Oh, this sone made me laugh! I think it was her facial expressions that were the real icing on the cake. Enjoy!!

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Another Breastfeeding Position

You’ve probably seen this article already from Mothering.com about breastfeeding positions and the benefits of having babies be belly to belly with mom (as they should be in most nursing positions) but having baby be belly down, with gravity working … Continue reading

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Energy Bites Part II (GF, Vegan)

These are similar to a very famous energy bar whose name I won’t mention lest I violate a copyright of some sort. 🙂 They are similar to the energy bites I posted before, but these are a gluten free & … Continue reading

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So I Nursed Him Every 45 Minutes

As a new mom with a frequent nurser and high needs child I found great comfort in this article by a mom and dad about nursing their baby as needed. If you are struggling with the exhaustion of the newborn … Continue reading

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