COVID-19, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: What We Know is Reassuring

https://avivaromm.com/covid-19-pregnancy-breastfeeding/   During pregnancy we’re fiercely protective of our health and feel especially responsible for everything we do and expose ourselves – and baby – too. If you’re pregnant, naturally, you’re concerned about COVID-19 for your own health and your baby’s. Who wouldn’t be? We’re inundated with overwhelming awareness about how fast it’s spreading, and …

We Don’t Need To Change Babies’ Sleep Habits, We Need To Change Our Expectations

https://www.scarymommy.com/cat-napping-night-waking-normal/ For seven years, I ran a monthly in-person breastfeeding support group and a Facebook breastfeeding support group. In that time, I answered hundreds of phone calls and emails from new moms. The questions many moms had definitely pertained to things related to breastfeeding, like whether their baby had a good latch or if they were …

The More I Learn About Breast Milk, the More Amazed I Am

https://www.thestranger.com/features/feature/2015/08/26/22755273/the-more-i-learn-about-breast-milk-the-more-amazed-i-am Before I had my daughter, I wasn't particularly interested in mother's milk. Now I'm literally awake at night thinking about it. To produce breast milk, mothers melt their own body fat. Are you with me? We literally dissolve parts of ourselves, starting with gluteal-femoral fat, aka our butts, and turn it into liquid to …