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February 10, 2016

 

I was once asked if I have a suggested time or age to wean from breastfeeding.  (I actually get this question quite frequently however this one particular time stood out because it was a family member.)  Without thinking I immediately said "The WHO recommends exclusiv...

February 9, 2016

You can connect with just about anyone on the internet.  It can be a very helpful to join a Facebook group for local moms, breastfeeding, postpartum support, pregnant women in your area; the possibilities are endless.  Most of the time the information you can exchange...

January 15, 2016

Part of life is surviving situations we didn’t plan for or ever dream would happen.  These events can range from infertility, miscarriage, divorce, loss of a parent, birth trauma, or really any event that leaves us feeling shaken to the core.  There are varying levels...

January 11, 2016

As new parents or parents in general, it is easy to forget about date night. You may have a baby at home, or you may have older children that you are busy driving around to their extracurricular activities. It is easy to go months without taking time to cultivate your...

December 17, 2015

 

Everyone has heard “Breast is Best”.  Of course being a lactation counselor I believe breastfeeding is important, however it is not the only thing.  Breastfeeding does not make you a mother, or a good mother, or a better mother than other mothers. 

 

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December 7, 2015

 

If you have decided to hire a postpartum doula, how do you know how to find one that is the right fit for you and your family? What questions should you ask?  How much support do you think you will need? 

 

Here are some helpful questions to ask when you are i...

November 26, 2015

 

 

What makes a family?

 

 

Family is such a fluid term.  Most people have seen the show Modern Family, most people know a “modern family” and even more people are a “modern family”.  At Bosom Buddy we support all families.  Sometimes that means a mom, a dad, and a child....

November 3, 2015

 

Most commonly we hear from clients needing lactation support somewhere around day three through two weeks after birth. They often come referred to us by a pediatrician, obstetrician, chiropractor, friend or doula due to struggling with breastfeeding since birth. We ha...

October 28, 2015

 

 

In our culture we put much of our attention on our pregnancy and birth prefrences. We often have little to no plans for what happens after the baby arrives. Many women have unrealistic expectations, Im sure you have all heard the story of the mom who packed her pre...

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