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.

Two Years Later

2020-08-20T15:47:56-04:00June 12th, 2014|

Some musings on the lesson that I have been forced to learn in the last two years. Pain in this world can be overwhelming and we can feel helpless in the face of it, but we are never truly helpless.

Is Bedsharing For You?

2020-08-21T10:48:49-04:00February 25th, 2013|

Bedsharing is a wonderful thing when it works for a family, but it doesn't work for all families. Here is a brief review of some questions to ask yourself if you're considering bedsharing to find out if it's right for you or not.