• Stubborning Our Way Through: Breastfeeding and NICU

    Posted by: Erica Parrill

    In total, we spent 56 days in the NICU at the IWK. I fought to breastfeed. I got clogged ducts. I even went back to work for a short period. It was exhausting, but the support of the nurses and my husband certainly pulled me through. Read More...

  • I support you... all of you

    Posted by: Andreae Callanan

    I've had people describe me as “pro-breastfeeding” before, and of course I am, but that doesn't mean I'm anti-everything else. If I'm pro-sandwich, does that mean I'm anti-soup? Of course not. Read More...

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Becoming a Dirty Hippy Breastfeeder

Posted by: Krista

Just after G turned one, I knew where I was headed. I was treading into "Dirty Hippy Breastfeeder" territory. In Canada, by age 1, only 8% of babies of still being breastfed. If I had no help before, I sure as hell wasn't going to find any now. But I... Read More...

What Dads Say: Deciding to Bottle-feed

Posted by: Michael Smith

I thought that breast-milk was the best choice but I also consider myself a supportive partner. Whatever the main reason was for her decision - I supported it. Ultimately, the decision came down to her comfort level. I do not think she was ever comfortable... Read More...

Dad's Response: Deciding Not to Breastfeed

Posted by: Michael Smith

I did everything that I could to bond with my children. To hear someone say that "I can't do the most important thing" makes me cringe because it really isn't. It is all of the other things that require physical contact. It is just being there for the... Read More...