Tag Archives: breastfeeding

Weighting to Exhale

I’m going to market my breast milk  I think.  Our pediatrician saw Felix roughly 2 days after we left the hospital.  At that point, he weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces.  He had regained the 2.2 ounces he had lost after birth … Continue reading

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Hot Judge Sundae

I’m not sure that there is much out there more polarizing than just about any decision involving pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting infants and toddlers.  It starts immediately.  You have all sorts of “experts” telling you what you should/shouldn’t be eating, … Continue reading

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Live and Let Diet

So today is the first day of my first ever diet.   I figured this was the best possible time to try it, while my metabolism is still somewhat amped up from the breastfeeding.  I know that that is tapering off … Continue reading

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Late Blume-r

Warning:  My male readers really ought not to progress any further.  This is going to be a post about girly stuff.  And I’m not talking about breastfeeding or poo diapers.  Just walk away. My life has become something out of … Continue reading

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Take this job and pump it

I’ve on and off again mentioned that being a mom means that you must always juggle as much as you can.  Some of us are better at letting the little things go (housework, most notably), while others can’t do it, … Continue reading

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Of Rice and Men

All the books and docs suggest that you should begin introducing your kiddo to rice cereal at anywhere between 4 and 6 months of age.  I had spoken with our pediatrician about it and he had said that given how … Continue reading

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Road worrier

As usual, just when you think you have everything down and under control, something stupid happens.  As I think I’ve mentioned before, I have to travel for work sometimes.  This has caused a bit of angst on my part, as … Continue reading

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Simply the breast

Day 2 of work reentry is nearly gone.  Once again this morning, I felt crushing sadness leaving the baby.  I teared up but did not actually cry.  I think that’s progress.  Tomorrow is a telecommute day, so that will be … Continue reading

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The land of milk and mommy

I’ve developed a new fixation, and it may or may not be sick.  It seems I’m a hoarder, but with a very specific hoard: breast milk. I know it sounds crazy, and I guess it is.  It is constantly in … Continue reading

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Cacking up

I’m a bit late, but it’s been very much on my mind that Stella and I have officially marked our 4 week anniversary together.  As with so many things, it’s one of those occasions where it seems like it’s been … Continue reading

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