Brooke shares her beautiful story is 2 stages: One: My life is her life. We started out as one person as I grew her inside of my belly. Small & vulnerable placed on my chest she appeared. The room was still with small noises of breath and awe. My new role as protector, nurturer, educator – Mother – sunk […]
The 100 Words Series
I believe so strongly in our collective story, I want you to join me. Don’t you find strength in the stories of others? Our culture has demanded that breastfeeding be hidden, closed behind doors and covered up but I can be instantly encouraged when I know that I don’t walk this road alone. So, will you walk with me? I want to hear your story, your breastfeeding story in 100 words or less.
I want to hear them if they are wonderful. I want to hear them if they are heartbreaking. I want to hear them if they don’t make any sense. I want to hear them if they make you angry or empowered. I want to hear them.
From Alissa: The first time, there in the candlelit room where I had labored for twenty-two hours, labored with purpose and patience and expectation… middle of the night feedings where I would just sit there and marvel over him… waking up to him laying there beside me nursing in his dreams, barely even register offering […]
From Peg: When I was pregnant with my first child, a friend had just read Husband Coached Childbirth. Since we were moving to Denver, she told me I should go see Dr. Bradley. I had no idea who he was, but didn’t have any other OB’s in mind, so I took her advice. He recommended the pediatricians next […]
I ran across a link today that has completely sucked up every single moment of available time in my afternoon: Washington Post: Autobiographies in 100 Words Through the power of social media, I was able to quickly determine that this is an old link to a project done in by Gene Weingarten of the Washington […]