Category: Breastfeeding & Bottle Feeding

Tammy Pescatelli: TV Star, Comedienne, and “Good-Enough” Mom Extraordinaire

  I’ve been doing some serious writing now for several months, so it was refreshing to have a fun conversation with Tammy Pescatelli recently. She’s mom to a preschooler, star (and producer) of her own TV show, and hardworking stand-up

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Breastfeeding & Bottle Feeding: How To Handle A “Nursing Strike” By Your Baby

The flip side of the baby on a “Bottle Strike” is the very common “Nursing Strike”. Babies can switch from one distressing habit to the other, often without warning, leaving sitters and parents in a bind. Moms worry — Will

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Breastfeeding & Bottle Feeding: Dealing With A “Bottle Strike” By Your Baby

A common parenting problem: The Baby Refuses a Bottle — And Mom Works (or otherwise can’t always be with the baby). Here are some tips: Prevention and Practice. If you expect her to take a bottle intermittently, you’ve got to

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Breastfeeding & Bottle Feeding: What To Do When Your Baby Bites You

Our 10-month-old is teething. ON ME. She wants to gnaw, chomp, and tear at my skin — my arm, neck, or of course the worst target, MY NIPPLE. And man, it hurts! These aren’t little love nibbles. These are deep,

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My First Time in a National Parenting Mag — Pregnancy Magazine

When I heard from Lisa Fields, a writer for Pregnancy magazine doing a story on “Nursing Must-Haves”, I was afraid that we were about to see yet another story on how blissful it is for everyone to breastfeed their babies.

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