Mastitis

Jan 03, 2013
Evelyn refused to nurse for the first five hours of her life. I tried everything I could think of.  I squirted milk on her lips and under her nose.  I hovered my nipple directly in front of her.  When she rooted, →MORE...

Aug 02, 2010
*** This post is part of a blog carnival hosted by The Leaky Boob in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week.  We all know that I’m a total lactation freak, right?  THAT SAID, I also want to direct you to this recent →MORE...

Apr 28, 2010
So I’ve been thinking about extended breastfeeding. I think about a lot of things, about earthquakes and cat poop and grass stains and strawberries dipped in chocolate.  So you might as well just pop the state of my boobs on the →MORE...

Mar 05, 2010
The lingering pain and complications from the last round of mastitis seem to have cleared up, so I decided to take Charlotte to the park and snap some photographs.  I know that very few people take as many pictures of the →MORE...

Alright, alright, maybe my breasts do not exactly work MIRACLES.  It’s not like I’ve ever solved cold fusion or ended world hunger with my nipples.  But that is beside the point. The point is that my breasts produce milk and that →MORE...