Category: ’Feed with Love and Respect’

Milk Siblings: One Mama’s Milk Sharing Story (and Resources)

August 5th, 2013 by Dionna - 1 Comment

Amber, guest posting with me today, shares her experience as a pumping mama in the NICU. She pumped enough to feed her own preemie and was also able to donate breastmilk to a family in need. She wishes milk sharing were more culturally accepted – and easier to achieve.

If You’re Worried About Your Kid Seeing Me Breastfeeding, You’re Doing It Wrong

August 1st, 2013 by Dionna - 13 Comments

I’m living the breastfeeding-as-a-cultural-norm dream. I belong to a great group of homeschoolers of all ages. And never. NEVER. have I seen any child of any age (or adult, for that matter) give one of us the side eye for nursing our children.

Oversupply as a Blessing in Disguise: Milk Sharing and Wet Nursing

July 31st, 2013 by Dionna - 2 Comments

From wet nursing to donating breastmilk, the mama in today’s post shares the story of how her oversupply has fed many babies.

12 Weaning Ceremonies

June 27th, 2013 by Dionna - Leave a comment

While we cherish the breastfeeding journey, it is rare in our culture to commemorate the end of breastfeeding with little more than a note in the baby book. If breastfeeding was important to you, consider celebrating your experiences and remembering this special transition with a weaning ceremony.

40 Ways to Support Pumping Moms (At Home and At Work)

March 28th, 2013 by Dionna - 4 Comments

Breastfeeding is an unequalled way of providing ideal food for infants, but many mothers have to go back to work before the recommended six months of exclusive nursing is up. So what do they do? They pump! Here are 40 ways you can support pumping moms, plus fun graphics to print out!

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