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Nipple Cream, Galactagogues and Other Things I Wish I Knew When I Chose to Breastfeed

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This month will be a "celebration of the tata's" for my little one and I. If you're a Bumpie reader, you're already aware that August is "National Breastfeeding Awareness" month. It's also my (nearly) 10-month nurseaversary! As a breastfeeding and working Mom, I'm pretty darn proud of myself to reach this milestone. In the U.S., most... read more

I Owe My Breastfeeding Success To My Husband… Or At Least Some Of It

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Breastfeeding my son was something that I was so excited to do while I was pregnant. I read everything that I could get my hands on to prepare myself, listened intently during my Lamaze class, and prayed for an easy transition into it. The hours of reading and praying were very helpful, but now that... read more