Overpumping, is there such a thing?

Lately, I have been pumping as often as I could. I will be going back to work in a few days and I want to stash as much breastmilk as I could so that my baby will have enough supply while I’m gone. Also, this is my way of establishing my supply, aside from directContinue reading “Overpumping, is there such a thing?”

78 days Maternity Leave – its Importance!

In this post, I want to talk about the importance of the maternity leave SSS provides for its female members after giving birth.  60 days for normal delivery and 78 days for C-Section. For both baby number 1 and number 2, I had a C-Section, so that automatically gave me 78 calendar days of maternityContinue reading “78 days Maternity Leave – its Importance!”

My Breastfeeding Essentials!

When I became pregnant with my second daughter Denise, I told myself that I will try my best to exclusively breastfeed her this time.  You see, my 1st born Daphne was mixed fed with breastmilk and formula until she was 18 months old.  That’s no easy feat, I know, I am proud of my achievementContinue reading “My Breastfeeding Essentials!”

1.4 and still breastfeeding!

” Welcome to the Milk Mama Diaries Carnival (November).  For this month, participants share their experiences on extended breastfeeding.  This includes tips to moms with young babies, as well as barriers and myths which discourage extended nursing.  Please scroll down to the end of this post and check out the other carnival participants.” My daughterContinue reading “1.4 and still breastfeeding!”

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!”

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