Tag Archives: breastfeeding issues

Lactation tolerant

Motherhood comes with a great many fears. It’s par for the course, as they say. You worry you won’t be able to give your baby everything she needs … or you fret about being a “good” parent. As natural and instinctive … Continue reading

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Yes, you can breastfeed your baby

“Are you going to breastfeed?” This was consistently the second or third question friends, family and strangers would ask in our conversations about my impending bundle of joy. My response was equally common: “I’m going to try! We’ll see how … Continue reading

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I like breasts

I’ve been thinking about breasts a lot lately, even more than usual. Being around my breastfeeding wife has made me more thoughtful and aware of breasts. I like breasts. In fact, I like them a lot. That may not be … Continue reading

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Win it: Bamboobies

If you are breastfeeding, you know that it’s a beautiful and important experience—but also a challenging one. Between leaks and painful chapped nipples, mamas, you deserve some comfort. Luckily, the products from Bamboobies really help with some of the common … Continue reading

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Pump it up (the story continues)

I think I understand what it’s like to be a guy. I haven’t started grilling or watching NASCAR, but I have become preoccupied with a certain part of the female anatomy. It’s embarrassing to admit, but a lot of my … Continue reading

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The scoop on formula

Sometimes life decides to throw you unexpected curves. That’s exactly what happened when my water broke at 32 weeks, followed by a premature delivery at 34 weeks. During the three days it took my milk to come in, my baby … Continue reading

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Ask the experts: Milk banking

I’m not able to pump enough milk for my preemie so my doctor suggested looking into milk banking. What is it? Is it safe? Catering primarily to premature, ill and fragile infants in neonatal intensive care units, milk banks are … Continue reading

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