The Only Thing in Life that is Truly Free

The Only Thing in Life that is Truly Free

I attend a Breastfeeding Support Group in Sandy Springs, Georgia where milk supply is a commonly discussed topic. Why is it that so many mothers question their ability to provide enough milk for their babies to thrive?  As I sit around the group and wonder why women think they aren’t producing enough, I remember what one of my girlfriends told me shortly after delivery…

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The Fourth Trimester

The Fourth Trimester

No matter how many books you may read (and I read them all), nothing can truly prepare you for the fourth trimester. Each baby expert claims he knows best; while none of them actually agree with one another.  If the authors of The Happiest Baby on the Block, Babywise, Moms on Call, and Wonder Weeks hosted a child rearing debate, I’d pay big bucks to attend.  Each author falsely leads you to believe that following his specific baby formula will give you a baby that never cries, puts himself to sleep, nurses on a schedule and sleeps through the night from day one. Whatever happened to, “mother knows best?”

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