Breastfeeding Journey

From Breastfeeding Bust to Breastfeeding Best!

Rupal Asodaria

From Breastfeeding Bust to Breastfeeding Best!

When my first baby boy made his appearance I was overjoyed! I wanted to breast feed but was clueless! I was not prepared for the intense pain I felt and mistook that pain as abnormal. Surely the stabbing pain was not something every new mom felt!! I talked with the hospital lactation specialist who spent just a very short time with me. I ended up pumping half the time which decreased my milk supply within 3 months. My second child had a severe case of being consistently hungry (weighing in at 9 lbs., 2 oz and 22 inches long at birth) as well as reflux. With the doctor's approval, we moved him to soy formula because he could not tolerate regular formula. This gag reflux problem that caused vomiting did not go away until he was five years old.

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Cup to Breast

Rupal Asodaria

Cup to Breast

Are you a breastfeeding mom? Did breastfeeding come easily for you? My name is Natalie and I am the proud mom of three adorable breastfeed boys. My breastfeeding adventures were amazing and beautiful, but my adventures did not come without a struggle. The beginning of it all.. after several hours of nurses and doctors trying to stop my labor my oldest son was born five weeks early and weighed in at 5lbs and 19 inches long. It was love at first sight for my husband and I; our hearts had never been so full. After our son was weighed, he...

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