I didn't know how long the sleepless nights would stretch out for. Long after the newborn phase. Three years in, and there's no end in sight. ... Read more
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There are as many ways to be a mother as there are mothers and almost as many ways to breastfeed. We hope you will find postings here that resonate with you, inform you or get you thinking. We look forward to hearing your thoughts.
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Fasting (abstaining from food or fluids or both for a period of time) is an idea that goes far back in history and is a part of the practice of many current day religions. Different faith groups have different rules about fasting... Read more
I was in my 3rd year of nursing school, completing my community placement at an... Read more
The 1st month of breastfeeding my baby gave to me: a warm cuddly baby to hold!... Read more
**Content Warning: Adoption, Loss, Separation**
There was no big celebration when my son was born. It was a traumatic birth, we both almost died, according to the health care team. I... Read more
With Remembrance Day fast approaching, I'm reminded of those in the military service who are away from their families. I served in the Coast Guard for 15 years. As a paramilitary member, we could be called into service for Canada if needed.... Read more
A very dear Leche League Leader and friend asked me to share something. Typically, I would decline such invitations, however, I thought this would be a great opportunity to share something that I have been thinking about a lot recently. As is... Read more
10 BOOBTACULAR TIPS FOR SCARY BREASTFEEDING TIMES
• Get off to a good start with skin-to-skin care and early, frequent “boob” feedings.
• If it hurts, seek help from La Leche League before the... Read more