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Changing Expectations When Baby #2 Is Born

by : Rebecca Osberg |

Feb 6 19

Changing Expectations When Baby #2 Is Born When you bring your newborn home from the hospital, there is nothing but time. Depending on how you and your hormones are feeling, that can be both good and bad. You’ll be exhausted, but at least you know you can sleep when the baby sleeps. Plus your friends […]


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6 Pumping Hacks for Working Moms

by : Rebecca Osberg |

Jan 30 19

6 Pumping Hacks for Working Moms Maternity leave often passes in haze of sleepless nights, chapped nipples, and baby snuggles. When it’s time to get back to work, reality sets in that you have to figure out the most effective way to provide breast milk while not being near your baby for 8+ hours a […]


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Breastfeeding 101: The Top 3 Things New Moms Need to Know

by : Rebecca Osberg |

Jan 23 19

Breastfeeding 101: The Top 3 Things New Moms Need to Know There is so much to think about when expecting a baby. When I was pregnant with my first (and second and third), I felt like my mind was being pulled in a million different directions every day. I was thinking about actually being pregnant […]


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What Is Mastitis and How Can You Treat It?

by : Rebecca Osberg |

Jan 16 19

What Is Mastitis and How Can You Treat It? A few months into my breastfeeding journey, my left breast started to ache. I noted that it was hurting and thought of it as odd, but went about my day. By that night I had a fever and my breast hurt so bad I could hardly […]


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Everything You Need to Know About Breast Flanges, Breast Shields, & Nipple Shields  

by : Rebecca Osberg |

Jan 9 19

Everything You Need to Know About Breast Flanges, Breast Shields, & Nipple Shields   Whenever I’m looking for a new recipe to cook I’ll skim the ingredient list and the second I see an ingredient that intimidates me (I’m looking at you yeast and fennel) I immediately write it off. I am simply not a […]


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How Much Do New Babies Need to Eat?

by : Rebecca Osberg |

Jan 2 19

How Much Do New Babies Need to Eat? I remember sitting in the hospital room after my first baby was born and wondering if she was hungry. I had no milk and wouldn’t for another three to four days and while she would latch nicely, I had no idea if she was getting enough food. […]


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What to Wear to Pump at Work

by : Rebecca Osberg |

Dec 26 18

What to Wear to Pump at Work Before you became a nursing mom, I bet you never thought that one day you’d be sitting at work with your boobs hanging out. It’s not something one normally considers. However, once you become a working/nursing mama, it quickly becomes your reality. There are a few different ways […]


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Baby #3’s Birth Story: Accepting My Fate as a C-section Mama

by : Rebecca Osberg |

Dec 18 18

Baby #3’s Birth Story: Accepting My Fate as a C-section Mama If you read my first two birth stories you know that I ended up with two emergency C-sections. They were unplanned and while I never felt like a failure or like my body had failed me, I still would have preferred not to have […]


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My Birth Story for Baby #2: Trying (and Failing) for a VBAC

by : Rebecca Osberg |

Dec 11 18

Baby #2’s Birth Story: Trying (and Failing) for a VBAC When I became pregnant with my second baby (read about my first baby’s birth story here) my first order of business was talking about a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean). “I want a VBAC,” I told my doctor at my twelve-week appointment. Surprisingly, she pulled […]


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Baby #1’s Birth Story: Nothing Goes as Planned

by : Rebecca Osberg |

Dec 5 18

Baby #1’s Birth Story: Nothing Goes as Planned When I was pregnant with my first, I read every birth story I could get my hands on. I was fascinated to learn how women were able to get babies out of their bodies. It seemed impossible, even though I knew I had no choice but to […]


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