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Donating Breast Milk: Alex T’s Story

Donating Breast Milk: Alex T’s Story

As a follow-up to my post, Donating Breast Milk- A Mama’s Gift to Mamas and Babies, I wanted to interview a few mamas who’ve had personal experience donating breast milk. I don’t have experience as I used my freezer stash to feed my son instead of switching to cow’s milk. My goal was to find [...]

Musings from a SAHM on a Journey

Musings from a SAHM on a Journey

I used to be fun. I use to have more good days, filled with belly-laughter than bad days. Most of the time nowadays, I’m unhappy. I feel like I’m suffocating in my life right now, the kind of suffocation where you rip your shirt off because you simply cannot breathe while wearing it. I feel [...]

Keaton’s Birth Story

Keaton’s Birth Story

Keaton’s Birth Story Mama: Kathy S. Stats: 8lbs. 8oz., 21 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician As of Wednesday October 22nd 2014 I was 40 weeks and 5 days pregnant – overdue with my second child and absolutely miserable. My almost three-year-old daughter was born one day early, so I [...]

Going Back to Work: Melanie’s Story

Going Back to Work: Melanie’s Story

Position: Clinical Research Professional for cancer trials Length of Time Off: One year of maternity leave Position Status: full-time Returning to work is one of the hardest things a parent can do. After Owen was born, I was lucky to be able to stay home for a full year. Of course, those first few months [...]