This is the fifth installment in my Introduction to Solids
series. I am journaling about our
experience with baby feeding since we have the unique opportunity to share this
with our students and readers as we start the process of weaning our youngest
child. This is not medical advice, nor
is it a schedule to be followed. It is
simply our choice for our baby and the first time we have done what is gaining
popularity as “baby-led weaning”.
Click on these links forWeek 1
I posted some ideas to avoid birth trauma, mental
anguish and physical distress during pregnancy, childbirth and
breastfeeding. It is by no means a
complete list, however it’s a good starting point for thought and action.
As a general rule, the fewer interventions you have during
your birth, the easier your breastfeeding relationship will be to
establish. This leads to a mom who
recovers from her birth experience feeling competent in her abilities to
nourish her child.
We are officially on our babymoon. Thank you to today's writer, Tina Lebedies, AAHCC for allowing us a little more time to enjoy our sweet baby girl who is growing and changing already!! Tina is an Affiliated
Bradley Method® Instructor who teaches her classes in the Queen Creek and San
Tan Valley area of Metro Phoenix.
I want to share this story with you
because I believe it is a common problem, and with awareness and proper
education it can be overcome with little to no medical or non-natural