I Made The Right Decisions

My second pregnancy brought about a lot of decisions that I needed to make. Considering my history of postpartum depression, emergency cesarean and hyperemesis, there were some difficult choices I had to make.

Taking Antidepressants as a Precaution
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The Incredible Disappearing Chest

I used to be pretty darn happy with my perky Ds.  Then I got pregnant and they got alarmingly large.  Now that I’ve stopped breastfeeding…let me paint you a picture.

Have you ever blown up a balloon, not tied it and let it go?  It flies around Continue Reading…

Formula Was Our Answer!

Last week, I blogged about the formula experiment we were trying.  We first opened one of the Enfamil samples that we had received in a childbirth preparation class, but the next day I purchased a can of Nestle Good Start Gentle (orange can).  It had good Continue Reading…

The Formula Test

I couldn’t take it anymore.  Watching my son have stomachaches every day.  A smile quickly turning to a frown.  Fuss and fuss and fuss.

We’ve tried everything.  Chiropractic care (which definitely did make an improvement), baby Zantac, Continue Reading…

Motherlove Nipple Cream Review

Disclosure: I have not been compensated for this review. An Amazon affiliate link is included below.

As I posted yesterday, my nipples took a beating from C’s barracuda nursing style.  I was desperate for some relief.  After reading up on some customer reviews of several products, Continue Reading…

Which Nursing Style Does Your Baby Have?

According to WhatToExpect.com, there’s the Barracuda, the Excited Ineffective, the Procrastinator, the Gourmet and the Rester.

C is definitely a barracuda.  He attacks his food like it’s going outta style.  It’s no wonder my nipples couldn’t take it.  By his Continue Reading…

C’s 2-Week Checkup

C had his first checkup with his pediatrician this afternoon and he did great.  At 8 pounds, 13 ounces, he successfully surpassed his birth weight!  His doctor prescribed Zantac for his acid reflux.  We will be able to start and stop that for him as we wish Continue Reading…

Breastfeeding is the Best Diet Ever!

This afternoon I had my two-week doctor appointment to check on my cesarean incision.  I was worried about stepping on the scale at the doctor’s office, because I inevitably weigh more there than I do at home.  Admittedly, I kept my shoes on so that if Continue Reading…

“Superwoman” is a Relative Term

It’s amazing how little it takes these days for me to feel like Superwoman! C was content long enough for me to pump while he sat by me in his Boppy. Then he hung out in his swing while I did dishes, changed the load of laundry and then made Continue Reading…