Today we celebrate Clear Things Up Day here at The Badass Breastfeeder. I will be addressing misinformation about this page all day! Yay!
1. We can support, promote, celebrate and love breastfeeding without bashing formula or formula feeding mothers. As Brad Pitt once said (yes, I am about to quote Brad Pitt) “Why is that whenever I say something good about Angelina it means I am saying something bad about Jennifer?” Good point Brad! We love breastfeeding. That is not a statement that reflects our feelings about formula or formula feeding mothers in the least. We love Moms and we support all Moms while we spread the information that we feel is important. [Read more...]
Hi. My name is Alecia and I practice what is commonly referred to as “attachment parenting”. (This can mean many things in practice but the general idea of “AP” is for the parent to focus on connecting with and respecting the unique needs of each child.) I have also been diagnosed with attachment disorder. Now many of you may be saying to yourselves, “What in the world is she talking about?! You can’t have attachment disorder and be an attachment parent! That’s impossible!” But I am here to tell you that it is not only possible, it happens every day in the homes of people like me who choose to be parent consciously and compassionately. [Read more...]
So yesterday I was talking this woman I know and I was expressing how Jack was having a hard time settling down for sleep in the rocking chair the night before; tossing and turning, doing gymnurstics, etc.
She said, “wean him! Why don’t you just wean him!?” [Read more...]
I'm writing this as I lie in the dark at 9:30pm nursing my 14 month old … [Read More...]
QUESTION 1: My milk supply for my 4-mo-old is decreasing despite taking … [Read More...]
Wow, another year has gone by so fast, a whole year since I wrote about our … [Read More...]