Top 5 Breastfeeding Myths

Other than "pain is a natural part of it" As with every other aspect of pregnancy, birth and parenting, or culture is steeped in all kinds of old wives tales and misinformation about breastfeeding. Sometimes it comes from a well meaning relative, a friend, or maybe it was just “something I read somewhere”. For example, … Continue reading Top 5 Breastfeeding Myths

The Mess that Tried to Kill me

A short personal account of facing postpartum mood disorders. Before my first child was born, I had all kinds of dreams and expectations of what motherhood would be like. Like many others, I imagined days of pure joy and fulfillment following the birth of our beautiful baby girl. My husband and I talked often about … Continue reading The Mess that Tried to Kill me