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4 Reasons My Breastfeeding Experience Sucked (or Why It’s Not As Easy As Everyone Makes It Out To Be)

We’ve all heard: “Breast is best!”, right? I remember when I was pregnant, crowd sourcing from other mama’s, I often asked, “Did you breastfeed? For how long?” It was one of the first decisions my partner and I made, because the idea of it felt easy. The mechanics of it turned out not to be […]

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From The Vault: Motherhood, Honesty and Being a Supporter

Sometimes, I’m not sure what to say in this space. And sometimes, what I want to say, I’ve already said. So today, I’m introducing a feature “from the archives” in which I’ll feature 3 past posts that I think you should check out again. I’m a New Mama Grieving For Her Old Life and That’s […]

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The Real Faces of Mental Illness: Jessica and Postpartum Depression/Psychosis and Bipolar 2

The Real Faces of Mental Illness is a monthly interview series from real people sharing their personal stories and experiences. I want to show people what it’s really like to have a mental illness and not hide behind medical terms and symptoms. I want to share what it’s like to live with these diseases, on […]

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