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 toContinue reading “The More I Learn About Breast Milk, the More Amazed I Am”
Category Archives: Feeding Newborns
Breastfeeding vs Formula: The social pressure on new mothers to breastfeed can, at times, be psychologically unhealthy.
https://medium.com/@alexandrasacks/breastfeeding-vs-formula-6b4f09652488 Whether it’s with breast milk, formula, or a combination of both, every mother and baby needs to figure out the feeding choices that work best for them. These days, our culture sends a strong message about the benefits of breastfeeding. Many moms feel proud when breastfeeding is going well — like they have passed their first importantContinue reading “Breastfeeding vs Formula: The social pressure on new mothers to breastfeed can, at times, be psychologically unhealthy.”
Is Your Baby a Tether-Berg or a Tether-Floe? (Tongue Ties)
http://www.michalechatham.com/blog/tether-berg-or-tether-floe We all know the definition of iceberg: a large mass of ice located in the water with just a visible portion protruding above the water’s surface. Ice floes, by contrast, are flat floating sheets of ice with no base underwater. Both beautiful and dangerous, icebergs and ice floes present no issue as long as youContinue reading “Is Your Baby a Tether-Berg or a Tether-Floe? (Tongue Ties)”
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