Category Archives: Breastfeeding

The making of a lactivist

I don’t generally care for the lactivist community.  LLL generally leaves me cold.  I’ve been given the stink eye for giving Elanor expressed breast milk.  I’ve been told I’m a horrid mom for not attempting to bf E post hospitalization … Continue reading

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Rhiannon Arcardia

I don’t want to double post, so I’ll link from Expat Bostonians Last Thursday I went into my appointment and found out I was having a baby…that afternoon. That night, we welcomed Rhiannon Arcadia into the world. I shared her … Continue reading

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Where I’ve been

Sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted here.  It’s been all I could manage to keep Expat Bostonians up and running.  I also can only write so many posts about vomiting, and that’s pretty much been my life since … Continue reading

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Sex after baby…

Today I gave a talk about regaining sexuality post-baby at the first women’s sexuality conference ever held in Singapore. I felt really lucky to be part of it, and to share what I’ve learned. The truth is that many, far … Continue reading

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It’s time for a breast feeding rant…

I ran into one of THOSE women online today.  The ones who say “Every mom can breastfeed with the help of an LC and maybe some fenugreek.” No. They. Can’t. I would have gladly kicked puppies and nuns if it … Continue reading

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International Breastfeeding Week–some lessons for the lactavists

Sunday August 1rst began International Breastfeeding Week. This is a celebration I actually have mixed feelings over.  I support breastfeeding as the best way to feed your infant…but only when that also means it’s best for mom, and I think … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Nazis Attack!

I just spent the better part of an hour getting attacked by someone I *THOUGHT* was a friend and one of her friends on Facebook because Elanor is on formula.  I ended up walking away from the friendship, which is … Continue reading

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