Posts: breast feeding

4 Lessons on Breastfeeding in the NICU

4 Lessons on Breastfeeding in the NICU

Breastfeeding in the NICU is a daunting task, but it can also be an amazing achievement. When we entered the NICU at 27 weeks and 6 days, I knew there was very little I could do to care for our newborn. Yet, there was one thing I knew could do more than any doctor or...
Breastfeeding…2.0?

Breastfeeding…2.0?

My daughter was born in 2006 with MANY medical issues, including no gag, suck or swallow.  Not being able to use her mouth to eat, she had a gtube placed shortly after she was born.  Although I was never able to breast feed in the traditional sense, I knew how...