Birth Story: Reese and Dahlia

2019-03-28T22:23:46-04:00

I needed to birth at home. I would go to the hospital if a life-threatening emergency presented itself, but home is where I am most comfortable. Home, to me, is where my baby belonged when he or she emerged into this world.

Birth Story: Reese and Dahlia2019-03-28T22:23:46-04:00

Guest Post: Nursing My Child Through Cancer

2019-03-28T22:23:50-04:00

And this is where the biggest victory of our breastfeeding journey lies. I am literally carrying his immune system for him. As his doctors point out, breastmilk is the best broad range antiviral medication there is. My body makes antibodies his cannot make right now, and every time he breastfeeds, he receives a fresh load of them. Maybe I've saved him a hospital stay with these antibodies. Maybe, I'll never know, maybe there's a chance I've even saved his life.

Guest Post: Nursing My Child Through Cancer2019-03-28T22:23:50-04:00