Posts in category "Newborns"

I Thought I Knew Everything About Babies Until I Had One

I Thought I Knew Everything About Babies Until I Had One
Last week, Tracy Jensen, aka ChiMomWriter, wrote about what she has learn by being a parent for four years. I’m still a little wet behind the ears compared to her parenting experience and knowledge. I was 34 when I got pregnant. I’ve babysat for years, been to too many baby showers, had many friends with... Read more »

The Donating and Sharing of Breast Milk

The Donating and Sharing of Breast Milk
During my son’s 7-week stay in the NICU, I was pumping more than he was feeding. I was pumping about 6 times a day. I would make about 3oz per pump while he would only be eating about 1oz per feeding. The hospital couldn’t store much. Needless to say, my freezer started to fill up... Read more »

Breastfeeding a 4 year old?

Recently, a friend told me a story about being asked to vacate a room at her doctor’s office so a mother could breastfeed her four-year-old child. Another friend of mine likes to tell the story about a mom she met who only fed her child breast milk until the age of two.  We all hear... Read more »
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What to say and what not to say to parents of a preemie/NICU baby

What to say and what not to say to parents of a preemie/NICU baby
              Today, we have a guest post from Shari R. Shari and her husband welcomed their son a little earlier than expected. Being the parents of a preemie comes with special challenges that not every parent faces. Here is some insight into her journey! Mr. C came into our... Read more »

The Crying Game

    It seems like a lot of people are having babies lately. Maybe it’s just the age bracket I have entered, but every time I talk to someone they tell me that someone we know is expecting. It’s fun to think about all of these people entering the new world of parenthood. They will be... Read more »