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4 Lessons on Breastfeeding in the NICU

Breastfeeding in the NICU is a daunting task, but it can also be an amazing achievement. When we entered the NICU at 27 weeks and 6 days, I knew there was very little I could do to care for our newborn. Yet, there was one thing I knew could do more than any doctor or […]


My daughter was born in 2006 with MANY medical issues, including no gag, suck or swallow.  Not being able to use her mouth to eat, she had a gtube placed shortly after she was born.  Although I was never able to breast feed in the traditional sense, I knew how beneficial breast milk can be […]