At this writing, I just got off of a vid-chat with our youngest and her 4-day-old firstborn—what true beauty! Words cannot express, so why bother even trying?!?
Now this is for the less squeamish among us, but let’s get real. Breastfeeding is the BEST nutrition for a newborn, it’s the top-shelf stuff as it was intended to be. And it’s not simply about nutrition, but the closeness of the mother’s body provides physical warmth for an infant’s unregulated internal temperature. Then there’s the soothing of hearing her mother’s heartbeat, as well as Continue reading “On tap, (so to speak…)”