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I hurt. Horribly. Sometimes the pain is limited to small areas of my pelvic floor. Or it’s referred pain all over my body. The sensation can be sharp, heavy or tight. Sometimes it’s hard to breathe, and I can’t...
Testimonial :: How BabyCafe Changed My Life Disclosure: This post was written by Jade, a representative of Touro's Baby Cafe and sponsored by Touro / LCMC  Health. Support Being a mom of two is hard, especially without resources. I’m so thankful to...
As the debate rages on between advocates for breastfeeding and those who prefer formula, statistics have revealed a stark and unfair reality: not all mothers in the United States have equal access to the care, knowledge, and support that...
We meet again. It's been a little over 5 years since I've seen you. Your noise is unforgettable and your bright yellow color is as vibrant as before. What am I referring to? It's my Medela pump. I pumped for...
At 25, I became the mother to a beautiful, healthy, perfect baby girl. Feeling the warmth radiate from her body, inhaling that intoxicating new baby smell, coming to grips with the knowledge that somehow I had created this perfect,...
After three pregnancies and 11 years of parenting, I can honestly say that I have (mostly) worked out what works best for me as a mom, and I'm pretty comfortable with the choices I've made. Maybe I'm just older...
Disclosure :: When you register for your baby, a humidifier is often on the list, but do you know why you need one? Being that we're in the thick of cold and flu season, we are excited to bring you this practical information...
"Well, well, well, how the turntables..." -Michael Scott (The Office) Honestly, I didn't expect to have a follow up to my original post about weaning. Here we are though, 6 months later, and weaning is still not going as planned. My...
Wait, you're actually nursing them? I'm lucky enough to have had success with a singleton who exclusively breastfed for a year. So when I found out I was having twins, I naturally assumed I could at least try to do...
Disclosure :: World Breastfeeding Week is recognized August 1 - 7, 2015. This year, World Breastfeeding Weekcalls for concerted global action to support women to combine breastfeeding and work. Whether a woman is working in the formal, non-formal or home setting, it...
One night when my son was a baby, my husband and I went to dinner. "I'll take a margarita on the rocks with salt," I told the waitress. She looked at my baby boy in his carrier and then...
Sometime in the next 9 weeks, I am going to have another baby. Even though it’s only been 2 years since I had Fern, it might as well be a lifetime. Yes, all of the baby gear has changed,...
As of this writing, I have spent exactly 26 months breastfeeding. With my first, I became a fierce but quiet “lactivist.” I couldn’t understand how people wouldn’t even try. I made it to a year exclusively breastfeeding my son...
Mom Guilt: The Working Mom, Breastfeeding Edition Becoming a mother brings its own sets of challenges. They all bring their own rollercoaster of emotions. One of the biggest difficulties mothers feel is the dreaded Mom Guilt. We all feel it...

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