Breastfeeding

Parenting, Breastfeeding and Support

From the moment I held each of my babies in my arms, I knew that I had been greatly blessed. The bond of a mother and their baby is something truly miraculous. They know within moments that you are their mother, their caregiver and protector. They need your contact to calm down when they are tired, hungry or feel scared. They need you to provide nourishment for their bodies and quite often.

The blessings and joys of motherhood don’t come without it challenges. Especially over the first few weeks…you will likely forget your own name, whether or not you have eaten, showered feed the dog. You will get pooped on, on more than one occasion and have the pleasure of changing 180-200 diapers within the first month alone. You will learn you can function without 8 hours or six hours or even four hours of sleep.

The Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mama and Baby

Today’s post about breastfeeding is brought to you from Loving Moments.  All thoughts and opinions shared are 100% my own.  Breastfeeding for me was the natural choice.  My Mother breastfeed all five of her children, myself included.  There just wasn’t another option in my opinion.  When Austin was born early, I started pumping right away.  …

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