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All that Breastmilk … on my shoulder!

“Should I worry about how much my baby is spitting up?” Wet burps, blops on your shoulder, white stains on every shirt, lift baby to cuddle and …splat? Spitting up (usually just a mouth-full) is common and is on the normal spectrum for (most) babies.  Statistically about 40% of babies spit up 2 – 3 times per day.  When it’s your…

What is a Breastfeeding Cafe?

I’ve been getting a few questions about our Breastfeeding Cafe. All positive feedback, but some wanting clarity on exactly what needs we serve best. I think some are confused by the word “cafe”.  The cafe is a support group to be certain.  It comes from a growing concept out there of bringing renewed warmth & sisterhood to the age-old traditional support…

A Single Stream of Breastmilk

If you’ve heard this one before, sit back and reminisce with me for a minute …. Picture this, diner on Avenue A in the East Village, NYC.  Myself,  dear husband, two and a half year old dear daughter and 6 month old dear son.  It’s mid-winter.  We’re bundled up, we’ve been out all day doing errands on a Sunday and…

10 Ways For Dad To Support The Breastfeeding Mama

Number One – intuit her needs! I know, it’s tall order.  You’re like a cruise director now – be everywhere and everyone so that her needs are met before she even has to ask.  She’s busy making milk!  That’s her job, feeding a brand new human.  Be thinking about what she might need, be struggling with, be feeling emotionally, need…