Posts filed under: Breastfeeding

8 Best Techniques to Wean Baby

It’s time to wean your precious child. If you are like I was with my second child, you rejoice at the thought of weaning. If you aren’t,  you are on... Read More

When did breastfeeding become a luxury?

I took a breath to brace myself for any possible negative feedback to come. “Thank you for meeting with me,” my supervisor started. “As you know, we need to go... Read More

Chocolate Milk Needs Chocolate Gear and Chocolate Support

It’s Black Breastfeeding Week and I LOVE Chocolate Milk (that’s what I’ve nicknamed Black Mama’s Liquid Gold). As a four time breastfeeding mama I know that what I wear and... Read More

Coatneys Don’t Quit! My Breastfeeding Journey

While crying and complaining to my husband about the difficulties that came with nursing, he said something to me that he says often. “Coatneys don’t quit!” In my head, I... Read More

I want my breasts back… I think!

Until becoming a mom I never experienced having two intensely opposite emotions about the exact same thing!I absolutely love and hate nursing my now two-year-old son.It’s so bizarre...... Read More

If only breastfeeding came with instructions

From the moment I found out I was pregnant, I knew I wanted to breastfeed. It didn’t take some nurse or doctor to convince me of the benefits, I knew... Read More

The Best Choice For My Baby

Super Mommi I think the greatest thing I’ve done for my Daughter as a baby was breastfeed her for as long as I did. 19 months to be exact, it... Read More

Breastfeeding: Some Slavery Crap?

As I travel the country as a breastfeeding advocate, I am rarely shocked by the comments I receive or the misconceptions people share. Except for the time a Black woman asked... Read More

The Selfish Reason I Stopped Breastfeeding…

If you’ve been following me and my writing for any length of time you know that I am a proud breastfeeding mama! I mean I was so excited that with... Read More

4 Things Every Pregnant Mom Should Know before Breastfeeding…

Originally Posted on TheMillennialMatraichllc.com by Candice   Happy Black Breastfeeding Week Mamas!! I’m so excited that this week exists for us to come together, share knowledge, uplift one another and further... Read More

8 Breastfeeding Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Breastfeeding, while natural, is often difficult. Many problems can creep in and threaten to stop you from breastfeeding. The good news is that virtually every problem that comes along with... Read More

The 411 on Colostrum Harvesting

Colostrum Harvesting or Antenatal Hand Expression is a topic that isn't talked about as much as it should be. So many moms with high risk pregnancy situations are unaware of... Read More

I Breastfeed Wherever and Whenever I Want

I have a beautiful baby girl who’s attached like no other. You can’t tell me nothing when it comes to feeding my baby and making sure she’s good. I... Read More

Top Five Reasons We Need A Black Breastfeeding Week

Black Breastfeeding Week was created because for over 40 years there has been a gaping racial disparity in breastfeeding rates. The most recent CDC data show that 75% of white... Read More

Breastfeeding & Sex – The great divide

Breastfeeding, the most beautiful and natural experience that many mothers will have with their little ones. While I’m not here to debate if breast is best, when making the decision... Read More