To the NICU Mom who isn’t producing much breast milk…

Breastfeeding blog posts are the all the rage on social media these days; articles about the benefits of breastfeeding and the bond it creates. Articles about the work and dedication it takes to be a breastfeeding mom.  Articles about how breast is best and how it isn’t impossible to breastfeed if correct actions and workContinue reading “To the NICU Mom who isn’t producing much breast milk…”

Mental Wellness in Pregnancy and the Post Partum Period

Pregnancy brings with it a tide of emotions. While some women describe feeling joyful, empowered, and hopeful during pregnancy and in the post partum period, others may struggle with feelings of sadness, isolation, anger, fear, uncertainty and even numbness. It is also not uncommon to experience a combination of extreme joy and devastating lows.   While some increased stress and sensitivity are common inContinue reading “Mental Wellness in Pregnancy and the Post Partum Period”

Self Care While on a NICU Journey

So you’ve found yourself at the doors to this place called the neonatal intensive care unit. The neonatal ICU. The NICU. Maybe this is your first time stepping (or being wheeled) through these doors, maybe its your second, maybe these doors seem more familiar to you lately than your own front door. Regardless, walking into orContinue reading “Self Care While on a NICU Journey”