Final breastfeeding moments for mom facing cancer battle
Every mom has her own unique breastfeeding journey and Natasha Fogarty planned for hers to continue at least a year with baby Milo; however, that plan was cut short when she was diagnosed with stage two breast cancer. Her final breastfeeding moments have touched many.
“I loved breastfeeding more than anything in the world,” the St. Louis mom told Cosmopolitan. “It was my favorite thing to do. I still get choked up about it — the fact that I had to stop was extremely hard.”
Fogarty held a special photo shoot during her final breastfeeding session and shared some of the photos on the Breastfeeding Mama Talk Facebook page where the story went viral.
Chrissy Teigen breastfeeds in Fergie’s new video
Chrissy Teigen is a shining star of Fergie’s new music video, “M.I.L.F.$”. Teigen gave birth to her daughter Luna in April and she didn’t hesitate when Kim Kardashian asked her to take part in the video. Teigen and Kardashian are just two of many celebrities, including Ciara and Amber Valletta, in the video. Teigen’s shining moment comes in the opening of the video when she is shown breastfeeding Luna, which was actually a completely natural moment that occurred between the mother and daughter.
She told PEOPLE, “”[T]hey closed down the set [because] Luna was so new,” she said. “She was maybe four weeks old. They turned off the air. They cleared people out. And it was her natural lunch time anyway.”
10 things breastfeeding moms want shamers to know
Written by Elizabeth Laime of the podcast Totally Laime, who is a breastfeeding mom, wrote this blog post on Cosmopolitan. It is a pretty straight forward and simple list, actually; just like breastfeeding itself. It’s a great social share for reminding those who are less comfortable or familiar with breastfeeding.
How breastfeeding affects your sleep
If you are currently pregnant and experiencing trouble sleeping, you may be wondering if it will get better or worse when your baby arrives and you are no longer trying to get comfortable with a tiny person growing inside of you. The reality for a breastfeeding moms is that a baby needs to eat every two to three hours, according to La Leche League International. Read more about what to expect on your sleep patterns here.