Breastfeeding Stories

July 21, 2009

Supplemental Nursing System aka SNS

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By Dana

I’ve been using this handy dandy apparatus for around 2 months now. I’ve been wanting to write a blog on the SNS and breastfeeding incase there are other moms who have nursing problems like I do. The SNS saved my nursing relationship with Silas. More on Supplemental Nursing System aka SNS

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July 2, 2009

Hannah’s Early Breastfeeding Adventures

At 5 pounds, Hannah was born a very small baby. She was a couple weeks early, and I think if she’d been born on or after her due date she would have been at least 6 pounds like her older sister, Michelle.

Early babies tend to be more sleepy and Hannah was no exception. She got tired easily. When you combine that with her miniature little mouth, she was bound to end up struggling with breastfeeding. And she did. More on Hannah’s Early Breastfeeding Adventures

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Baby Can’t Eat Airline Food

By Terri M.

When my oldest child was 3 months old we had to travel to the United States from Germany, where she was born. We traveled by plane from Berlin to Frankfort before going on to New York. While we were in Frankfort we were delayed several hours due to maintenance on the aircraft. All of the passengers were pretty much imprisoned in a small waiting area inside of the secure portion of the terminal. We were not allowed to leave that area because our bags were already on the plane and there was no security check point to re-clear us for boarding. More on Baby Can’t Eat Airline Food

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July 1, 2009

Cara’s Breastfeeding Story

By Cara F.

When I was researching pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding with my first, I was honestly the most nervous about breastfeeding.  I expected my body to do the work and know just what to do with birthing, but to nurse my baby, both of us would have to work together to make it happen.  But I researched the best I could and was determined to give my baby the best start in life. More on Cara’s Breastfeeding Story

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