why am I still breastfeeding my toddler?

“Why Am I Still Breastfeeding” is part of a “Real Mom Moment” series where I talk about the joys and struggles of being a mom. Past posts include “Balancing Motherhood with Ambition” Confession: I am still breastfeeding my toddler. My 22-month-old toddler to be exact and this wasn’t “supposed” to happen. I hated breastfeeding in […]

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5-tips-to-successful-pumping-at-work

Guest Post By Kristine Golden   Going back to work after maternity leave, let alone pumping at work, was difficult. I stressed about my baby in daycare; I stressed about how much baby was eating; wondering how much he might cry or sleep. I also stressed about my performance at work; about commuting; about pumping […]

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babys-choice-philly-baby-bump

What do you do when your new baby refuses a bottle and you don’t want to spend money on another expensive starter set? The Baby’s Choice Bottle Bundle is one solution from Abby and Hallie, the Philadelphia-based co-founders of the Baby’s Choice brand. The Bottle Bundle lets your little one try out some of the […]

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Philly Baby Bump 5 Things I learned from Breastfeeding

Whenever I hang out with or talk to other new moms (or even cashiers at CVS), the subject inevitably turns to breastfeeding and the trials and tribulations that come with it.  A conversation I had a couple of days ago made me realize how many things I had learned during my breastfeeding journey:   5. […]

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breastfeeding

Philly Baby Bump Guest Post by Brit Jessop   10 Breastfeeding Essentials (for the new Mom) When I was pregnant with my now 3 month old daughter, I thought breastfeeding would be as simple and satisfying as it is portrayed in the media. For a lot of women it probably does come easy, but I […]

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How to Support a Nursing Mom

Philly Baby Bump Guest Post by Krys Belc   How to Support a Nursing Partner Against the odds, I’ve now nursed my son Samson for nearly 700 days now, something I’ve blogged about here and here. But before I took on the challenge of nursing my gestational son, my partner, Anna, birthed and nursed my […]

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