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The Hilarious Stare-down: Adventures in Tadem feeding

Tandem feeding toddler and a newborn

Whatch-you looking at?

I would have taken a photo of the girls with a boob each in their mouths, but, 1) phone camera was out of reach 2) even if I camera had been in reach, I wouldn’t dare have let go of either one of them to take a photo 3) I don’t want to put photos of my boobs on the internet?  But, this photo sums up the ‘Boobie Stare-down’ that happens when I tandem feed these girls. Read the rest of this entry

Breastfeeding Through Pregnancy and the First Ten Days Feeding Two: Man, I’m Hungry

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Margo, going for the boob.

I wasn’t sure about the benefits of breastfeeding through a pregnancy until after the baby was born.  When I first found out I was pregnant, Margo was about 20 months old and I was still feeding her quite a bit.  At least 3 or 4 times a day, maybe with some snacks in between.  Right away, something told me it was a good thing to night ween her. So, one night, I explained to her that when the sun went down, boobies went to sleep, and when the sun came up, boobies were awake and said, ‘Do you understand’.  She said, ‘yes!’. Read the rest of this entry