Babies. There always seems to be some challenge. First was premature birth, then jaundice, then hip dysplasia and now gas/blood in the stool. I am trying to breastfeed, but he doesn’t latch consistently or should I say consistently well, so I am following my Exclusive Pumping schedule I had with Pumpkin. Which means I am pumping every 2-3 hours. Luckily, I have a pretty good
I’m at five weeks post-partum and I wish I could say I have this breastfeeding thing down, but we don’t. Truthfully, I can’t even say that I’ve given it a ton of effort. Why? Didn’t I want to breastfeed? Yes. But I’m too tired to even care. I said it. I’m so tired. We’re so tired. Patch grunts through the night which is triggering my
It’s hard to imagine where all the time went, but here I am at 36 Weeks, feeling so very large and starting to get uncomfortable. Last time, I remember feeling beautiful and glowing. With the second baby, I’m exhausted and there is so much to do. I have lists upon lists of things I need to get done before baby gets here and those lists
I don’t swallow pills well. I’m not sure when this started in my life, but I remember early on choking on everything. Mostly rice, but I have always had a fear and problem with pills. Which is why I HATE when I’m pregnant and have to take a pill every single morning for nine months. With Pumpkin, I took a pill combo that was two
I am so excited because this weekend is MommyCon OC! I have attended two previous MommyCon events and they have definitely grown and improved over time. This year I am expecting again and I’m really looking forward to the talks on “Cloth 101” and learning how to use a Ring Sling which I’ll be using for the first time with this baby. I also want
It’s World Breastfeeding Week this week! While the week is from August 1st – 7th, August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. This month, I’ll be re-visiting my breastfeeding story, talking about exclusively pumping, what my plans are with baby #2 and covering new products/apps that help with Breastfeeding/Pumping. No matter what your journey is, you should celebrate any effort toward Breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is HARD people.