How I Ditched the Nipple Shield

As I sit here typing while nursing my son, I think back to just a few short weeks ago at how hard it once was for both me and him. On December 27 my son was born at 7 lbs 12 oz, and was just amazingly beautiful. I held my son to my chest shortly after birth and he suckled for a few short moments … Continue reading How I Ditched the Nipple Shield

The Self-Proclaimed Breastfeeding Educationist, A Non-Activist

ac-tiv-ist (ak-tuh-vist) nounan especially active, vigorous advocate of a cause educationist (ej-oo-key-shuh-nist) noun a specialist in the theory and methods of education By the time I got home from the hospital with my son, I felt betrayed by my body in more ways than I could count: a metabolic disorder making getting pregnant difficult, a high-risk pregnancy, a 26-hour delivery, and to top it all … Continue reading The Self-Proclaimed Breastfeeding Educationist, A Non-Activist