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Category Archives: Newborn Mom
In one of the online mothering groups I belong to, one mother recently said her son was in a low percentile for weight and she was feeling extreme pressure for him to gain weight. As a result, meal times were … Continue reading
I’m a work in progress. I am definitely a parent in process. Turns out, parenting, just like life, will put a bend in life where you thought a straight line was. And if you don’t have your crystal ball out, … Continue reading
I read this awesome post about how “failing to progress” in labor is most likely a “failure to be patient and understand” labor, and it got me thinking about my own birth story and the use of fear in deliveries. … Continue reading
Pip: *pees on bathroom floor* Mama: *runs to get toilet paper to clean up* Pip: *grabs mama’s nearby clothes and mops up*
Today is the final day of World Breastfeeding Week, so I thought I’d sneak in under the wire to share my thoughts on my breastfeeding experience. Before becoming a mother, I never really had an opinion on breastfeeding. I knew … Continue reading