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You are our daughter’s pediatrician, but you do so much more than treat our daughter. You also have given me some of the most encouraging words I’ve heard.
Your life is about to change with this first baby. You are about to change even more. Little sister, you will never be the same person you once were.
Exciting news for Olmsted County residents! On September 14, 2016 Olmsted Medical Center officially began accepting breast milk donations as a Mother’s Milk Depot for the Mother’s Milk Bank of Iowa. The depot is managed by Lactation Services at OMC’s Women’s Health Pavilion. Local mothers can begin donating by completing the screening process through Mother’s Milk […]
As long as he was being fed, he didn’t care how–until the day she left him at daycare. What happens when a breastfed baby refuses the bottle?
I desperately wanted to quit breastfeeding. I wrestled with myself; with personal expectations, societal expectations, and familial expectations.
Despite my best intentions, breastfeeding didn’t turn out well. Here are my best tips for those who end up as exclusive pumping mamas.
The first time someone commented on my baby’s size was just six weeks after she was born. “How cute is she! She must be, what? Three months?” the lady asked upon gazing at my daughter in her car seat. “Six weeks!” I said, beaming proudly. “Oh wow, really?” she remarked in shock,” Six weeks? Only? […]
The first time I gave birth, our baby boy was born at a decent 8 pounds 9 ounces. At our two-day checkup after dismissal, he had gained weight. Despite the learning curve of breastfeeding, I thought that things were going well. I even did a facebook brag about his weight gain. (Come on. You’ve done […]