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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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What if Breastfeeding Is Really, Really Hard?

by : Rebecca Osberg |

Nov 28 18

What if Breastfeeding Is Really, Really Hard? As you read in my previous post about my breastfeeding story, I had a fairly easy time with breastfeeding. While my birth stories were less than ideal (two emergency C-sections and one planned C-section), breastfeeding came easy to both me and my babes. However, I know many women who […]


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4 Reasons I’m Thankful for Breastfeeding

by : Rebecca Osberg |

Nov 21 18

4 Reasons I’m Thankful for Breastfeeding Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. I don’t know about your family, but in my crazy, crowded, cozy home after we all load our plates to the breaking point, we go around the table and say what we are thankful for. A cheesy tradition to be sure, but it’s tradition and who […]


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5 Ways to Prepare for Breastfeeding Before Baby Arrives

by : Rebecca Osberg |

Nov 14 18

How to Prepare for Breastfeeding Before Your Baby Arrives If you’re nearing the end of your pregnancy, your feet are probably swollen, you pee 30x a day (or maybe 30x an hour), and all you want is for your baby to come out and be in your arms. Those first few newborn snuggles will rock […]


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