The 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
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.
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.
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
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.