Something I wanted to do, but “couldn’t” after G was born was encapsulate my placenta. I say “couldn’t” because it sounded like I’d have to jump through hoops at the hospital he was born at in order to keep it. I didn’t want to deal with that and as it turned out, I wasn’t mentally or… Read More Placenta Encapsulation: Part One (I did it)
For the past couple of months I’ve been feeling like I’m about to get my period. Not so much the moodiness that comes with PMS, bit the mild pelvic discomfort. It’s been enough for me to bring along pads when I am planning on being away from home for an extended period of time. In… Read More I’m Not Ready
Last week was World Breastfeeding Week. A week to raise positive awareness on the benefits of breastfeeding. I didn’t know this was a thing until a few weeks ago when a friend of mine passed along some information about a project that a photographer we’d both worked with was participating in. Blaire of Second Ave Photography… Read More World Breastfeeding Week
More about my photo from World Breastfeeding Week here!
I learned about baby-led weaning when G was a newborn. It was something I was interested in because 1) I didn’t want to buy baby food and 2) I wasn’t happy with the added responsibility of making my own purees –I already had enough to stay on top of. I only kinda-sorta used this weaning process with… Read More Baby-Led Weaning
Breastfeeding was something I always knew I wanted to do. My mom did it and for a long time I thought it was something every mother did with their baby (I know better now). I managed to breastfeed G for 12.5 months. My original goal was six months, and then I upped my goal to… Read More Breastfeeding the Second Time Around