Things I’ve learned while breastfeeding through pregnancy

I’m 24 weeks pregnant and this is my second time breastfeeding while pregnant. Believe me when I say this is not something I imagined doing once, let alone twice. Struggling for months to establish breastfeeding with Talitha (y’know, tongue tie, low milk production, the most stressful experience of my life), the idea of making it to a year seemed a vague “maybe”. So I couldn’t have expected that not only would age two find us still breastfeeding but that I’d fall pregnant around then and wind up breastfeeding her for two more years. As I said before, baby number three…

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Moments when you’re thankful to be breastfeeding your toddler

It’s past the six-month, twelve-month, eighteen-month, two-year or whatever mark people around you thought you’d stop at. You’re still breastfeeding your toddler and they can’t understand why. Maybe it’s because they’re not the ones there to enjoy these moments. You’re thankful to still be breastfeeding your toddler when: Your toddler’s sick and can’t keep anything else down We’ve been through this a couple of times and each time I’ve been so grateful that I can give Talitha the most easily digested food, human milk. One of her bugs didn’t allow her to keep even that down, though. Still, it was…

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