Tag: pumping

Momfession: I don’t think I could pump for another baby.

Did you know that CT Working Moms has a Momfessions page?  It is a place for all of us to anonymously share some of our best/worst motherhood confessions.  One recently submitted Momfession caught my eye: ‘I was so traumatized from exclusively pumping for my son, who wouldn’t latch, that when my daughter came along I

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Pumping at work…when you’re not at work

By now, you know that my new job has provided me an excellent lactation room—the Moo Moo room—and how relieved I was that I didn’t have to return from maternity leave to my old job where I likely would have been pumping in my car while the entire downtown business district watched. Having a private

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I Could Wean? I Could Wean!! The End of Breastfeeding, and the Happy Dance I’m Not Supposed to Do.

Christa recently did a very sweet post about how she is still breastfeeding her two-year-old, and how she will follow her child’s lead when it’s time to wean.  I’m a big fan of both extended breastfeeding and child-led weaning, which naturally go hand in hand.  I nursed my older daughter, Mackenzie, until she was 22

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Cheerleaders, late-night encounters, and boobs

Wait, wait – don’t close your browser window just yet. You haven’t accidentally been transported to a 15-year-old boy’s computer; you’re still here with us at ctworkingmoms.com. Perhaps I should have called this post, “How I went away for work and returned to a child that sleeps through the night,” because that’s what this post

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I Have a Love-Hate Relationship with My Breast Pump

Hygeia – EnJoy- Best Pump EVER! I would be a liar if I said I didn’t absolutely love my breast pump. I have had different pumps in the past for nursing issues I had with my oldest son.  The pumps didn’t help my breastfeeding difficulties, but they made me appreciate my current pump much more.

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