The Romanticized Myth of What Constitutes Successful Breastfeeding- An Apology

By ignoring the bottle-feeding parts of my journey and prioritizing the WHO CODE, I perpetuated a romanticized myth of what constitutes successful breastfeeding.

To hell with the WHO Code

What I Want You To Know About Why My Son Can’t Eat- FPIES

Tweet By Carrie Saum Dickson This guest post shares the feeding journey of 16 month of Echo as told by his mother. A breastfeeding, pumping, allergy story of a little boy with a bright spirit and a mom and dad with steadfast hearts and commitment. Their story is beautiful, inspiring, challenging, humbling, educational, and so very […]

Echo FPIES I am the voice

Feeding Echo, Part 2- Solids, Vomit, More Pumping, Donor Milk, and FPIES

This mom made huge sacrifices to get her son breastmilk when breastfeeding didn’t work out, then allergies and FPIES.

One More Day Carries Pump Hygeia

Feeding Echo, part 1- Breastfeeding Trauma, Exclusively Pumping, and FPIES

This mom planned on breastfeeding but a stroke and severe allergies called FPIES have changed everything for her son.

Echo stroke NICU Exclusively pumping

My Baby’s Heartbeat Bear “Save the Midwives” Giveaway

My Baby’s Heartbeat Bear cares about moms, and the beautiful bond that they have with their babies. Now with 2 “Save the Midwives” products in this giveaway!