Posts Tagged: "breastfeeding"

I do not heart breastfeeding.

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Here’s a dirty little secret: I kind of hate breastfeeding sometimes. Well, maybe just a dirty little secret in the circles I run in. Don’t get me wrong: I think that breastfeeding is one of...

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On Public Breastfeeding

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This video has been making the rounds, and it’s fantastic. It says a lot about the double standard we have created for the baring of breasts in public: OK for advertising but taboo for breastfeeding....

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First, I loved this share from I Am Not the Babysitter’s “Real Men of Attachment Parenting” series. What a great story! Shakira says she’s going to breastfeed her son “until he goes to college.” It’s nice to see celebs supporting extended breastfeeding! (Though that may be a little too long…) More celebrities being crunchy (ish):...

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I’ve been seeing a lot of women share their breastfeeding stories lately, and it occurred to me that I haven’t shared mine and that maybe I should. To be honest, I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to breast feed. I experienced sexual abuse as a child, and I still have a lot...

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on in Breastfeeding Co-sleeping

Our nights have not been great lately. Some nights, Quinn will wake constantly throughout the night and want to nurse. This is made easier by the fact that she sleeps in the bed with us and all she has to do is roll over and snuggle up next to me. However, I don’t sleep through...

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I never expected to be a lactivist. Or a breastfeeding enthusiast. Or even a big fan of breastfeeding. I saw woman breastfeeding in public, and I rolled my eyes and shook my head. “At least cover up!” I would think. Pump and bring your baby a bottle. Nurse before you go out with your baby....

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