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Mama Bear Moments

We have all had our Mama Bear moments, when we shocked ourselves by exactly how far we would go…the things we would say & to whom we would say them…the fears we would face without a second thought…all in the … Continue reading

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Early Stage Breastfeeding

The benefits of breastfeeding are incredible! And, while breastfeeding is nature’s way of perfectly nourishing our young, it doesn’t always come naturally or without a few hitches. There is a breastfeeding learning curve that every Mama should be prepared to … Continue reading

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Smart Steps to Avoid Mastitis

In my mind, Mastitis is THE most uncomfortable condition that can arise from breastfeeding. Had it once – never want it again! Mastitis may make the breasts very sore, hard and hot. The breasts may even become inflamed and red. … Continue reading

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ENGORGEMENT = OUCH!

ENGORGEMENT = OUCH! Most first-time moms will experience breast engorgement in the first few days and weeks after baby’s birth. When I had my first baby, I was unaware of the discomfort “ENGORGEMENT” would bring but boy – did I … Continue reading

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Leave Breastfeeding Mothers Alone!

I think most breastfeeding Moms would agree that we don’t get our jollies by exposing our breasts in public to make strangers feel uncomfortable. I also believe most breastfeeding Moms are as discreet as possible because they really don’t want … Continue reading

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A Grateful Heart

It is November. A time for giving thanks across our nation. It’s necessary to pause every now and again to remind ourselves that every day (Mondays included )… lived in this big, beautiful world … with our husbands and children … Continue reading

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True Cuddles Contest – Win a Shower Hug and a Luxe Baby Bath Set

The Moms over at True Cuddles are giving their readers a chance to win a Shower Hug and Lux Baby bath set! How to Enter: Read and post something you liked about the Shower Hug mompreneur interview in the comments below … Continue reading

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Sharing Motherhood ~ A Breastfeeding Moment

My baby girl was days old and in the NICU. If I wasn’t there to breastfeed her, the nursing staff (who was fabulous by the way) would formula feed her. My milk was just coming in, and so I didn’t … Continue reading

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Sore Nipples

Sore nipples can make life’s joys less enjoyable and life’s chores downright unbearable. Don’t let the pain of sore nipples get the better of you. Soothe your sore nipples by wrapping your breasts in the luxury of the Shower Hug, … Continue reading

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Breast is Best…But Breastfeeding Can Hurt…

The benefits of breastfeeding abound, which is why the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend breastfeeding exclusively for the first six months of baby’s life. Breastfeeding provides the perfect nutrition for baby and provides many health benefits for both Mom and … Continue reading

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