Tag: breast feeding

The F-word beats my breast pump

I feel guilty admitting this since our sweet boys are a huge blessing, but one of the many things I’m grateful for is that I no longer need my breast pump (more on my Facebook). I stopped pumping at work a few months ago. I started to substitute formula (some may refer to this as the... Read more »

The emotional roller coaster of breast feeding

New moms: don’t worry about breast feeding! If you want, give it a try. If it works for you and baby, awesome. Do it for as long as you want and don’t worry about what anyone else is doing. That was not my cool, calm and collected perspective as a new parent. I felt terrified.... Read more »

Breast pumping: The horror of a wardrobe malfunction

I love snuggling our almost four-month-old when I breast feed him, but it’s not fun to pump at work. Can you imagne the wardrobe malfunctions? The challenges sometimes start before I lug my breast pump machine to the basement of my downtown Chicago office building to our corporate “Mother’s room”. There are a couple of... Read more »