Tag Archives: BAB

Babies Have Different Needs… By Badass Elise

Dear Mama, One day, you will tell me not to cry over spilled milk. And I will tell you that you’re silly because I’ve seen and heard you cry over spilled milk many times before, mama. I saw you cry the night I was born prematurely; too soon for this already harsh world. With your hands tightly clenched, you held …

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Tandem Nursing and Other Adjustments

We’ve been talking about the new baby for 9 months. We mostly talked about the birth because we knew this would be very intense for Jack to see. But we also helped him work out his questions and concerns about there being a new baby here. We knew it would be rough around here for awhile once the day came …

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My Gentle C-Section

By guest blogger Amanda Seventeen days ago I gave birth to our fourth child, second son. Zackery Galloway was born February 28, 2014 weighing 6lbs 11oz. He came into the world via a cesarean section. A gentle c-section. First time I heard of this was shortly after conceiving Zackery. I came across a YouTube video ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5RIcaK98Yg ) I cried. I never …

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My Nursing Aversion Episode

I have always heard about this thing called Nursing Aversion. Since becoming pregnant people have asked me how I deal with it. I usually just say “I suck it up and move on.” What I didn’t know at the time was that I wasn’t really experiencing Nursing Aversion! The other night, March 6, 2014 starting at approximately 10:30pm, yes, I …

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Listen to Your Inner Voice by guest blogger Dina

My name is Dina, I live in Germany, I’m 30 years old and gave birth to my wonderful Matilda on April 13th in 2013. I knew I wanted to Breastfeed but never gave it much thought because I thought it would just work out fine. The consulting in the hospital wasn’t good at all. No one showed me how to …

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Leanne’s Breastfeeding Story by guest blogger Leanne

My name is Leanne. I’m from Berkshire in the UK. My beautiful daughter was born 04/03/13, I didn’t find out until 34 weeks I was expecting, but decided I wanted to breast feed. I had already decided if I was going to be blessed with child I would breast feed. My story begins with my waters breaking on the 02/03/13 …

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