Here you will find a collection of all the things I wanted to know before I gave birth and things that happened to me after that I needed advice or answers to. In here you will find answers to questions about both breastfeeding and formula, pumping and bottles.
If you’re pregnant now it’s useful to know this all before birth and then when you encounter a specific situation or problem then come back and reread to refresh.
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My Experience It hurts – like a lot. No I’m not kidding it’s not all joy and bliss like you see other women out carrying on a conversation like normal while her child quietly nurses under a tent. Well we can get to that but not at first. WILL FEEL LIKE RAZOR BLADES!!!! Especially the … Continue reading what no one tells you about breastfeeding but you need to know
My Experience Everyone is different and there are loads of tips out there about how to get your milk to come in and increase your milk supply. I didn’t read anything beforehand or try anything some of it was coincidence but here is why I think my milk came in on day three and why … Continue reading establishing your milk supply from day 1
My Experience I breastfeed exclusively for two weeks and was in enormous pain so I started pumping to give my nipples a much-needed break to heal and relive engorgement. From week three I have been pumping during the day, feeding at night and from week ten my baby has slept through the night so I … Continue reading my breast pump & pumping recommendations
My Experience My boobs were huge – they have gone down slightly probably the size they were while I was pregnant. Engorgement happened for me during 0-3 months. It’s while your body is trying to figure out how much milk your baby needs so you tend to overproduce which causes you to be even bigger … Continue reading how I deal with engorgement & clogged milk ducts
My Experience At first I had what was an emergency stockpile of frozen milk which turned into a way to extend feeding my baby breast milk without me breastfeeding. I want to be able to feed my baby 100% breast milk for her first year but that doesn’t always work out so I have 100% … Continue reading my formula & frozen milk feeding strategy
My Experience Saggy boobs who wants these? Apparently no one but loads of women get them in life regardless of having children or not. It all comes down to gravity’s pull and whether or not yours are properly supported along with whether or not you smoke, if you don’t drink enough water, if you gain … Continue reading how I try to prevent saggy boobs