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Sweet Peas, Pods & Papas: All About Birth, B@@bs & Babies

Child Spacing

Our Journey Into Tandem Nursing


Bradley Method® classes in Chandler, AZThe idea of tandem nursing has appealed to me since I had to do an emergency weaning with our second child (Brussito).  When I was pregnant, I had this image of fulfilling my role of Mother by continuing one nursing relationship while establishing another.  I was going to be Earth Mama feeding her children.
 
Our story starts with our third pregnancy:  We had gotten pregnant sooner than we expected to, and after the first trimester I started having contractions every time I nursed Brussito.

Coping After A Miscarriage

I want to share a topic that is rarely  discussed.  No one announces their miscarriages when they happen – it is a personal, private event that few people ever know about outside of the couple that lost their pregnancy.   

 We had a miscarriage between our first and second child.  Our story starts with our first pregnancy.  I had been so uptight and concerned when I was pregnant with Ysabella.  With her pregnancy we had spotting right from the beginning, and it lasted the whole pregnancy.

Planning for Baby - Part 2

On Tuesday we looked at the dollars and cents/sense of starting or growing a family (read more).  Today I am going to offer some considerations to continue the conversation on growing your family.
 
Child Spacing
How did you/ do you get along with your siblings?  Did you like your family dynamics growing up?  How about your partner?  What was their childhood experience? 
 
This is a good place to start when you and your partner are talking about “when” should you start trying to have another baby.
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