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Tandem Nursing in a Ball Pit

Abby Theuring, The Badass Breastfeeder, tandem nursing in a ball pit

Jack (4.5 years) and I started a game where we fell into the foam pit backwards. Exley (18 months) started to join in. One of the times Exley came over and flopped onto my chest. He pulled at my shirt, Jack saw this and yelled, “boobie time!” They both latched on for about a minute and then I said, “ok, that’s good!” And then we started to play again. [Read more…]

4th Trimester Bodies Project Photo Shoot

Abby Theuring, The Badass Breastfeeder, tandem nursing.

I’m so fat.

I’m disgusting.

I’m so gross. [Read more…]

Ivette Ivens Photo Shoot – Tandem Dreams

Tandem nursing doesn’t look like this in my everyday life. But it’s exactly how I feel as a woman, mother and tandem nurser.

Abby Theuring, The Badass Breastfeeder, tandem nursing

Yes, Still Breastfeeding, For Me, It’s All About Me

By Abby Theuring, MSW

I never saw anyone breastfeed before I was in the hospital with a nurse hanging her head over my boob trying to get my first son to latch. Before this moment the only things to touch my nipples were me, my bra and men. I probably had some unspoken idea that I would breastfeed for about 6 months. Once we got rolling I pushed that to a year. I worked so damn hard to get started, I wanted to breastfeed as long as I could. A year was surely as long as people breastfed. Not that I even knew. [Read more…]

11 Tandem Nursing Myths Busted

By Abby Theuring, MSW and Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC

The amount of misinformation about breastfeeding is staggering so it’s sort of surprising to me that when it comes to tandem breastfeeding the problem is that there is very little information at all! Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA and I (both of us have tandem nursed) are here to help you navigate the world of tandem nursing myths. [Read more…]

My Tandem Nursing Journey: Author Interview

Ashley Kusi, My Tandem Nursing Journey
What is your name? What is the name of your book and what is it about? [Read more…]

Breastfeeding Evolves: Tandem Nursing Challenges

On the real tip, I don’t like breastfeeding Jack anymore. It’s hard to say it. That’s my precious first born. The one who made me a mother. The one who showed me the beauty in breastfeeding. First, breastfeeding was the thing I wanted most in life. Then when I got it I was the happiest I had ever been. And 3 years later it’s now the most frustrating and emotionally overwhelming thing I have ever experienced. Breastfeeding evolves, like everything else. [Read more…]

I Did Not Stub My Toe Today: Breastfeeding Success

By guest blogger Cyndi

Cyndi breastfeeding

I have been nursing my oldest for 35.5 months and counting and nursing my youngest so far for 1 week.

I did not stub my toe today. [Read more…]