• When breast isn't best :'(

    I read such a tragic story the other day that I just can get out of my head. Here’s the link: Mom Shares Tragic Story Of Breastfed Infant Dying From Starvation If you are a first time mum or even an experienced mum but being pressured to exclusively breastfeed…please trust your gut. If you think your baby is still hungry then get that formula. You can do combination feeding until your supply picks up. This story was so easily avoidable.  I am a well educated woman and I have another child but when I took my second baby for her vaccine the clinic sister made me feel terrible about combination…

  • VBAC -vs- C Section…what to do…what do…

    Ugh! I’m so confused. From the moment we decided to have another child I knew I desperately wanted a natural birth. I did the first time around as well but ended up having an emergency C section because A had stopped growing from one week to the next and also hadn’t dropped into position. The doctor tried inducing labour but I didn’t have a single contraction so that natural delivery plan went out the window. I really battled with my C section. The pain meds made me nauseas in the hospital and I’m not sure if I was prescribed an alternative that was too mild. It took a while (over…