It's taken me three and a half years and two offspring to begin thinking about optimizing breastfeeding for myself as well as my baby. That is, to make it comfortable, enjoyable and safe for me, the mama. Here you'll find four mom-forward tips based on my own two tours of mammary land, tempered with wisdom from Marina Langesfeld, IBCLC.
For the three years after my first baby was born, I dedicated nearly every minute I had to interacting with and caring for my kids. I don't regret a single second of that time, but now I'm ready to focus on myself a bit, too. So I've developed a few strategies for squirreling away an... Continue Reading →