The Good, The Bad, and The Baby

Positive Thoughts

Sometimes the things men say to pregnant women are amazing. From a man’s perspective they are honest compliments, but most women just look horrified, especially if it was there husband. I was at a work event with Andrew while six months pregnant with Victoria. It was a wine and cheese evening so I was already having…

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Baby Drinking Bottle

Formula Bashing

As some of you know I am very much pro-breastfeeding. Having said that, I want to share something. At 6 months old I had to switch to my daughter to formula. It was a very hard time for my daughter and I. I was overwhelmed with guilt. It was partly (read: mainly) due to the…

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Jen and Victoria one hour old
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Battle for Breastfeeding – Part 2

Last post the Battle for Breastfeeding had begun and I left off where we had been noted to be ‘potentially difficult parents’ who were not ‘following instructions’. Thankfully this caught the attention of the charge nurse, who had a relative with a cleft palate so she came to see how we were doing. The charge…

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Jen and Victoria one hour old
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Battle for Breastfeeding – Part 1

Breastfeeding. Sadly I’ve come to find this one of the most controversial issues out there. If you don’t breastfeed your child you’re a bad mother. If you breastfeed past a certain age you’re weird and warping you child. If you’re feeding in public it’s wrong. If you’re feeding in a washroom it’s wrong. If you…

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