Posts tagged "support"
When it’s time to choose a breast pump, you’re going to want to pay extra attention to how the flange feels and fits on your nipple. Any soreness or visible marks (cuts, redness, etc.) usually means that you need a different flange size.
Social Distancing, while necessary, has created a lot of challenges for parents. Luckily, some brilliant women and parent-focused companies have quickly switched gears to offer their classes and services virtually. Here’s a list of companies redefining community and healthcare by providing virtual support for new and expecting moms.
“You are a mess in so many ways. You're in pain, your body has changed overnight, you aren't sleeping, you have all these new hormones, you have new a baby that you are trying to learn how to take care of as well as take care of your new self. Everything else gets pushed aside."
On August 22, 2018 at 7:21am, I was handed a small human. He was aggressively put on my chest as to stimulate the initial latch for breastfeeding. I had a look of terror and pure joy on my face as I muttered: “I had a baby.”