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Breastfeeding, Why It Doesn’t Always Come Naturally, and the Formula Push

Previously, I had the general idea from my own breastfeeding experience that when I made the commitment to exclusively provide breastmilk for my daughter for at least the first year of her life between a combination of breastfeeding for six months and strictly pumping for 7 months, I began to...
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HYPNOBIRTHING. SERIOUSLY? WAIT, DOES IT REALLY WORK?

I am the kind of person that may try almost anything once just see what its about.  I was experiencing some complex spinal issues during my pregnancy, so I was already more worried than the average person about the possibility I would need to get an epidural to cope with...
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I’m Not Tongue-tied When I Say Breastfeeding Isn’t Always Easy Baby! (Part 2)

Three months after our baby had the laser frenulectomy for her upper lip-tie and lower tongue-tie, shortly after I stopped massaging the areas in her mouth where the extra skin was lasered off, the breastfeeding latching issues started up yet again.  Needless to say this was frustrating.  When I went to...
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I’m Not Tongue-tied When I Say Breastfeeding Isn’t Always Easy Baby!

I always thought breastfeeding after having my baby should come naturally.  It did seem like it was easy at first.  Breastfeeding for those first three weeks was bliss. Forget the fact that I wasn't getting any sleep. Every time I breastfed it was bar none, the most rewarding thing I...
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12 Tips to Help Reduce Back Pain While Breastfeeding a Newborn!

Some women seem to have no trouble breastfeeding their newborn child.  They could breastfeed doing a handstand and never claim discomfort even for a minute.  That wasn't me.  I had bad back problems before, during, and after my pregnancy. Sitting to breastfeed a newborn, as awesome as the experience itself...
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