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pumping in public

My Pumping in Public Confession

It’s National Breastfeeding Awareness month. The interweb has been flooded with articles, stories, and pictures talking about the benefits of breastfeeding and also what it is like to breastfeed in today’s culture. One of the trending conversations this month has been on pumping – particularly pumping away from home. If you search the hashtag #ipumpedhere […]

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Breastfeeding for the First Timer and the Experienced Mom

In anticipation of this spring’s opening of The Birth Place, featuring a Level II NICU, we have partnered with Olathe Medical Center and local mom, Sarah, to document her pregnancy and birth journey in this new space. I was warned that breastfeeding would be hard and painful. If someone asked me how my breastfeeding journey […]

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Childbirth and Parenting Classes: Cravings, Epidurals and Swaddling, OH MY!

Childbirth and Parenting Classes: Cravings, Epidurals and Swaddling, OH MY!

We have partnered with Olathe Medical Center to bring relevant and important information to KCMB readers through this sponsored post.Learning that you’re going to be a parent is exciting, shocking, scary, you name it! And with the news of your pregnancy comes a flood of information from your family and friends. Not to mention all of the […]

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How I Fed My Baby | Kansas City Moms Blog

How I Fed My Baby: Donor Milk

The doctor sat down. That was my first sign that something was wrong. Doctors, especially hospital pediatricians, wear sneakers because they’re on their feet all day, standing at bedsides, doing procedures, walking from room to room on rounds. He pulled up a chair across from me — me, rocking my sweet, sleeping,  perfect three-month-old baby […]

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thermostat battles

Thermostat Battles

I think my husband is a grizzly bear. And I’m not just talking about his snoring or the way he hibernates in his man cave for what seems like days on end. I’m talking about heat retention. You can see the difference in our temperature preferences in many ways: I want to go on a […]

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