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Boosting Breastmilk Production

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary.  For the first 2 to 5 days after delivery, your baby will receive a small amount of colostrum at each feeding, which is a thick, rich milk that is high in nutrients. Colostrum eventually transitions into more mature milk, which is higher in volume. However, a […]

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Tulane Green Wave Football: New Orleans Family Fun!

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Tulane Athletics. Tulane Green Wave Football: New Orleans Family Fun! Green Wave Football is just around the corner, the fun begins on Saturday, September 2nd when Tulane hosts Grambling State at 7 PM in Yulman Stadium right here in beautiful Uptown New Orleans. Tulane offers fun for everyone […]

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To The Child I Chose To Love

To the Child I Chose to Love: When I met you, I was not prepared in any way to adore you. I was not prepared to care where you were in the universe. I was not prepared to feel so much pride when someone mentioned your name. I was not prepared for anything that came […]

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Luke, I Am Your Mother

A quick bedside glimpse. That is what my first sight of you was. You were then whisked over to the resuscitation room where I could then see you being worked on by a team of doctors, nurses, etc. I so badly wish I could have gotten up to be a part of it, but I […]

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My Journey Through Postpartum Anxiety & Depression :: Getting Help {Part 3 of 5}

Author’s note: This is a part of a series written at different stages of my experience with postpartum depression and anxiety. If you feel like something is not right, please reach out. You do not have to suffer. You can read part one of my journey here and here. I’ve shared how I believed I was healing […]

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Motherhood Changes Everything and Turns Mundane Things Into Luxuries

When “they” tell you motherhood changes everything, they are not kidding. Obviously, moms experience big changes such as being fully responsible for the life and well-being of another human, and of course the changes in size, shape or just … function of your body, especially if you’re breastfeeding. But I’ve also experienced countless small motherhood […]

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