Tips for Breastfeeding Oversupply and Discomfort {+ an Undercover Mama Review}

Oversupply with breastfeeding, the struggle is real my friends! I feel the breastfeeding conversation usually centers around how to boost supply or fearing that you're not making enough, but some of us make more than enough and while it's great, it's also incredibly painful! I knew that I'd have an oversupply issue with Baby H, … Continue reading Tips for Breastfeeding Oversupply and Discomfort {+ an Undercover Mama Review}

But I Don’t Want You To Feed My Baby

It's weird, a month ago I was counting down the days until we could introduce a bottle. Then something happened... I started to enjoy breastfeeding. I thought I would enjoy it from day 1. And on day 1 and day 2, I did enjoy it. Then day 3 happened. Sores. Bleeding. Ouch. I knew it … Continue reading But I Don’t Want You To Feed My Baby

The Parallels of an All-Nighter

It’s 2 in the morning. It's another all-nighter. I am barefoot, walking on a cold surface, on my way to have a feeding. I know I will be back in my warm bed within the hour. And I am hopeful, albeit doubtful, that tomorrow, I will be chipper and ready for a hard-day’s work. I … Continue reading The Parallels of an All-Nighter

Guest Post: When Breast Isn’t Best

Written By: Jamie, Guest Blogger Throughout my entire pregnancy I had always assumed that I would breastfeed, formula never entered my mind.  Breastfeeding is a natural thing, so it can’t be that hard….right?  Oh how wrong I was. My son Kain was born happy and healthy on his due date in March.  We immediately did … Continue reading Guest Post: When Breast Isn’t Best

Bottles & Breastmilk: Tips For The Exclusive Pumping Mama

Disclosure: Affiliate links are included in this post. Thank you for your support.   I sometimes feel like the bottles & breastmilk for the exclusive pumping mom gets left out in the circle of breastfeeding moms. I've at times felt that since my son didn't nurse due to an oral aversion that I am less … Continue reading Bottles & Breastmilk: Tips For The Exclusive Pumping Mama

Guest Post: Pumping Struggles from a Working Mom

Written By: Mary Kay, Guest BloggerFailure. Loser. Unfit mother. Okay, I may be being a bit dramatic.  But I have never felt as inept as I do when I'm trying to pump breast milk for my 6 month old son. When I first found out I was pregnant, my husband suggested breastfeeding and my visceral reaction … Continue reading Guest Post: Pumping Struggles from a Working Mom

Milk Makin’ Mamas #Giveaway {Featuring Bamboobies} #MilkMakinMamas

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING ENTRIESBamboobies Giveaway$25 Gift CertificateHosted by: mama pureSponsored by: BamboobiesThe Milk Makin' Mamas Event is a month long celebration of breastfeeding & pumping product reviews, giveaways, education & inspiration. Be sure to check out all of the giveaways in the event. My Mama Adventure is thrilled to be able to … Continue reading Milk Makin’ Mamas #Giveaway {Featuring Bamboobies} #MilkMakinMamas

The Formula Mom vs. The Breastfeeding Mom – I Support You!

Here's the thing, I am pro breastfeeding. I do believe that "breast is best." I do think that if a woman wants to breastfeed they should try and do what they can to make it work - if that's their choice.I follow a lot of pro-breastfeeding pages on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. I see the … Continue reading The Formula Mom vs. The Breastfeeding Mom – I Support You!

What a difference a few days makes!

Remember a few days ago when I wrote Sleep Baby...Wiggle?, a blog entry about the joys of trying to get M to sleep? Well, what a difference a few days makes! I think he secretly reads my blogs and decides to change it all up on me. :)He has, within the past 24 hours, decided … Continue reading What a difference a few days makes!

Well, That Was Un…something

I can't quite figure out what the word is I want to use to describe M's appointment with the feeding team (speech, OT, and nutritionist) today. I know it starts with "un" but can't figure out what should follow: __satisfying, __settling (no), __fulfilling...I'm just not sure. I do know that we left there feeling pretty … Continue reading Well, That Was Un…something