Breast Pumping in public: A success story!

Breast Pumping in public: A success story! We’ve all read the posts about how terrible of an experience people have had with nursing and pumping in public spaces—women were asked to leave, milk spewed everywhere, the only location available was a dirty bathroom, etcetera, etcetera. If you are looking for a horror story about breast […]

[Read more...]

Discouragement while Pumping

Discouragement while Pumping One thing that I find VERY frustrating is pumping and pumping to replace a bottle feeding only to learn that your little one gulped down a million millilitres (or ounces—whatever you use to track the amount you’ve pumped). This happened last night and it was heartbreaking. Here’s how the night went: My […]

[Read more...]

Pumping is Work! Helping Others to Understand

Pumping is Work!  I don’t know if it’s a mom guilt thing or just a need for a shift in how work gets viewed in society, but sometimes I feel like I’m under some sort of weird judgement when I’m pumping. I am a little concerned about pumping at work because I know that there […]

[Read more...]

Reasons Why I Breast Pump

Why I Breast Pump I am in a very fortunate position in terms of having time to nurse my sweet pea whenever she’s hungry (which is very often!). I am on a fully-covered maternity leave for five months so I’ve been able exclusively breastfeed for quite some time.  Some people have less time at home […]

[Read more...]

Finding the perfect breast pump

My breast pump experience Before I had my daughter, I knew I wanted to try pumping breastmilk so I would have a backup method of feeding her “just in case”. I was planning on being in my cousin’s wedding party when my daughter would be a week old and this added to my desire to have […]

[Read more...]