Debating on getting an epidural? Planning for a natural birth, but need some reassurance on your decision to avoid the epidural?  For most of human history, women have birthed without epidurals. But now, with them being so common, it really makes you wonder if epidurals are really that bad; Are there any benefits to not…

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Thinking you might be making too much breast milk? Have you heard that an oversupply of breast milk is a bad thing and wondering why?  Having an overabundance of breast milk may sound like a true blessing, but in actuality, it can play quite the toll on you and your baby.  In this post, we’ll…

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Heading back to work soon and wondering what the best way is to build a breast milk freezer stash? In search of all the best pumping and storage tips to help you get the most out of your milk?  As your maternity leave quickly comes to an end, you’re probably getting nervous about having enough…

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Currently expecting and hoping to breastfeed your precious new baby? In search of all the best tips and tricks to help you prepare for breastfeeding? Breastfeeding has SO many benefits for both mom and baby. The properties of your breast milk can change to exactly what your baby needs at that time and also provides…

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Are you a new mom who longs to breastfeed? In search of all the best tips and tricks to help you be successful? I was just like you when I was pregnant with my first. I wanted so badly to be able to breastfeed, but I was also terrified that I wouldn’t be able to…

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Looking for all the best resources to help you succeed at breastfeeding? Don’t have a whole lot of money to spend on classes and books? Breastfeeding is normal and natural, but it’s also a learned process that takes a lot of practice. There will be questions, obstacles, and challenges to overcome along the way. But…

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Got a list of pediatricians to interview, but not sure what to ask them? Looking for questions that will help you select the perfect pediatrician for your baby? Choosing a pediatrician can be nerve-wracking. You want the absolute best for your baby and your family. But, how do you know which one is the right…

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After the birth and what they don't tell you; A look into my postpartum journey. http://talesofamessymom.com

You took the childbirth classes and read all the pregnancy books. You have your birth plan written up and the nursery is all set up and ready for your new baby. But have you looked into what will go on with you and your body during your postpartum journey? I really didn’t, and I wish I…

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