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Reasons Your Child Wants To Breastfeed

Your child wants to breastfeed for so many reasons other than to fill their belly. 

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Breastfeeding Through the Night

For more on this topic click here for our podcast episode.

When my baby was just a couple months old my pediatrician told me that he should be sleeping 10-12 hours a night without waking up. He didn’t sleep anywhere near that (and still doesn’t at 7.5 years old). So naturally I freaked out! I thought there was something wrong with him. 

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The Birth and Breastfeeding Story of Britn Jones

My #breastfeeding journey has been an amazing one. I did not get the birth I had imagined, but breastfeeding healed that. I had pictured this beautiful, natural, no-intervention birth. Instead I got every complication I could.

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These Are NOT Signs Of Low Milk Supply

These are NOT signs of low milk supply: 

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Co-Sleeping With the Breastfeeding Baby

This is one of the early co-sleeping setups we had. It’s funny how fancy and clean it looks. Totally a posed photo. (There is bungee cord underneath connecting the bed to the crib so that there wouldn’t be a gap).

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You Made Me A Breastfeeding Badass

Jack asked me, “Mommy, is everyone born with something that they are really good at?”

“Well, sure. I guess. Probably more than one thing.”

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Breastfeeding Is Hard Work

Sometimes people truly do not understand what we do all day. The house is a mess, we haven’t gotten dressed, we haven’t eaten and items on the to-do list are unmarked. People think we’re on vacation because we are not at a job or running errands or cleaning. They think we are eating Bonbons while watching soap operas (OK, maybe we are but only because we can’t get up.) 

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The Badass Breastfeeder Blog – 7 Years of Breastfeeding Advocacy

Jack asked me, “Mommy, is everyone born with something that they are really good at?”

“Well, sure. I guess. Probably more than one thing.”

“What are you good at?”

Goodbye Num Nums

By Melody Griffith

Num Nums is leaving
I feel it everyday
Even though it’s time to go
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Breastfeeding Is Not Sexual… At All

We have dedicated an entire episode of The Badass Breastfeeding Podcast to this topic! Click here!

We’ve been talking sex and breasts lately and it has become apparent that we need some education on the issue.

Sex organs are defined as organs involved in sexual reproduction. The testes in the male and the ovaries in the female are the primary sex organs. The genitals and the internal sex organs are the secondary sex organs. [Read more…]