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Weaning Starts Now!

A few months ago, I was very sure that I wouldn’t start weaning Daphne anytime soon. But now, there are a few reasons why I should start weaning my baby! First is she’s beginning to feel so attached to my breasts! When she wants ma-mam, she points and pulls up my shirt. At night, sheContinue reading “Weaning Starts Now!”

Expressing milk at work!

Returning to work is one thing. But continuing breastfeeding and expressing milk for my baby are just as hard. It has been 10 days since I returned to work. So that means I had expressed milk 50 times at an interval of 3 hours 5 times a day. My schedule is at 3 in theContinue reading “Expressing milk at work!”

Breastfeeding Advocate

At a friend’s wedding last night, I was seated beside a pregnant friend. For the whole evening, we just talked about baby stuff. Like me, she would be breastfeeding her baby. I just can’t stop babbling about breastfeeding, my experiences and the mistakes I committed because I wasn’t well informed. I don’t want her to commitContinue reading “Breastfeeding Advocate”

My Breastfeeding Story

When I was still pregnant with Daphne, I never really thought about breastfeeding that much, though it was talked about, and my mother in law kept on retelling how she breastfed my husband until he was about 3 or 4 years old. Talk about pressuring me!I thought it was going to be a walk inContinue reading “My Breastfeeding Story”

breastmilk is still best for babies

Breastfeeding Pros: Breast is best – provides essential antibodies he won’t get elsewhere, enhances brain development, and lowers risk of asthma and diabetes Good for you – burns calories (500 per day) and may lessen risk of breast cancer and osteoporosis Convenience and cost – you can go anywhere without packing a lot of bottles,Continue reading “breastmilk is still best for babies”