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Basking Babies Supports Moms: Part 1

Breasts. Every woman has them so we assume that breastfeeding is something that will come easy and naturally to us. Nothing is further from the truth! For many mamas, breastfeeding is a life-changing experience. The majority of moms I know that were able to breastfeed their babies describe their nursing experience with tears. Pain. Feelings of inadequacy. […]

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Breastfeeding Battles: Lip and Tongue Ties

Breastfeeding Battles: Lip and Tongue Ties

I thought I had breastfeeding figured out. I had breastfed two babies, counseled and consoled countless new moms, and worked through trials and pain myself. And then I had my third baby. About this time last year, Angela of Basking Babies was preparing her first Oral Anatomy Conference for Des Moines. I was honored that […]

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{World Breastfeeding Week} “Breastfeeding Support: Close to Mothers”

August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week; and Des Moines Moms Blog is joining people in more than 170 countries in the celebration. We are pleased to bring you a series of posts this week on the topic of breastfeeding, each one coming from a different perspective. If you are just tuning in, be sure to check […]

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