Postpartum

A Letter to My C-Section Scar

Dear slightly off-center horizontal c-section scar, I hate you. I hated you in 2011. I didn’t ask for you. I never thought I’d end up with you during the hours of painful labor. I was left feeling like a failure. I hated you again in 2012. I didn’t know I had a choice in the… Continue reading A Letter to My C-Section Scar

Breastfeeding · Postpartum

Breastmilk vs Formula: What It Means for Mom

Will you be breastfeeding? Or formula feeding? Everyone seems to have an opinion one way or another that looks something like “Every woman should breastfeed because it’s the healthiest for the baby” or “I formula fed my babies and they’re all fine”. I think it’s safe to say that we know breastmilk is best for… Continue reading Breastmilk vs Formula: What It Means for Mom

Breastfeeding · Postpartum

12 Tips to Surviving Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is usually a beautiful journey for those who choose to embark on it. However, for many new moms, the journey isn’t quite so beautiful to begin with. There can be challenges along the way but a little preparation and planning can help the transition and learning process go a bit more smoothly. 1. Nipple… Continue reading 12 Tips to Surviving Breastfeeding