Guest Post: Nursing My Child Through Cancer

2020-08-19T16:56:52-04:00January 17th, 2016|

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.

Formula Helps Breastfeeding?

2020-08-21T10:40:18-04:00May 13th, 2013|

If you’ve looked at almost any news source recently, you’ve probably seen the headlines proclaiming that formula actually helps moms breastfeed. And if you’re like me or many others, you probably said, “What the…?”