ASK JACQUE: Breastfeeding, PPD, & Miscarriage

Should I stop breastfeeding? I’m a fist time mommy and I adore my new baby. I have been breastfeeding for 7 months now, with the occasional bottle of formula here or there. I had always planned on breastfeeding until at least one year but I am starting to feel like I am ready to stop.Continue reading “ASK JACQUE: Breastfeeding, PPD, & Miscarriage”

Four Things Every Future Father Should Know

The fear of the unexpected is one of the hardest things about being a new parent. There are books, videos, classes, and fads for every single stage of parenthood, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. It seems as though there is an infinite amount of knowledge on how to raise your baby rightContinue reading “Four Things Every Future Father Should Know”

The 18th Century Mom

I’m a huge fan of the Outlander books by Diana Gabaldon. I totally geek out over the time travel aspect, the theory of which actually hurts my brain, but I love how the principal character journeys back to 18th century Scotland. I am not only obsessed with the depth of the characters but also theContinue reading “The 18th Century Mom”

Breast is Not Always Best

I want to elaborate on yesterday’s article, The Good & the Bad of the Breastfeeding Movement. Sometimes it doesn’t matter how many supplements we take, how many coaches we consult, or how we change our diet. As much as we yearn for it, as hard as we try, breastfeeding just doesn’t work for some ofContinue reading “Breast is Not Always Best”

The Good & the Bad of the Breastfeeding Movement

I think there are some wonderful aspects of the breastfeeding movement. I love that we are normalizing feeding in public. I whole heartedly believe we need to take a page out of Europe’s book about how beautiful the body is. In my experience, Americans tend to equate nudity almost exclusively with sexuality. This is simplyContinue reading “The Good & the Bad of the Breastfeeding Movement”