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A Few Reasons Why I Love Breastfeeding My Toddler

Before I had Asahi, I knew I wanted to breastfeed for sure but I don't think I had any idea how long we would continue. We have now been breastfeeding exclusively (seriously, not even one bottle of formula because he wouldn't drink it!) for over 16 months and to be honest, the thought of quitting… Continue reading A Few Reasons Why I Love Breastfeeding My Toddler

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How I Deal With Sleep Deprivation

Ah sleep deprivation, the most dreaded part of parenthood, the thing everyone warned you about...and you know what? It's real! No matter how many all nighters you pulled in college or how many times you woke up to pee while pregnant, nothing can truly prepare you for being as sleep deprived as you will be… Continue reading How I Deal With Sleep Deprivation

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How to Heal Mastitis and Blocked Ducts Without Antibiotics

Breastfeeding isn't easy. What makes it even LESS easy is mastitis and blocked milk ducts. It isn't entirely uncommon for moms to experience one or both of these issues (20% of Western moms experience it apparently) and I was one of them! Maybe I thought I would just get lucky, maybe I thought it just… Continue reading How to Heal Mastitis and Blocked Ducts Without Antibiotics

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Breastfeeding As A Mothering Tool

I was scrolling through Instagram recently, (which if you don't follow me, my handle is @mymotherhoodtokyo) and I paused to read a post from one of my favorite breastfeeding mamas @littlepeachlondon. She was talking about the benefits of breastfeeding and how breastfeeding was a "mothering tool". I thought this was just about the most perfect… Continue reading Breastfeeding As A Mothering Tool

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My Favorite Baby Led Weaning Products

Baby led weaning can be super fun...but also very messy! There's a few products I've found to be extremely useful in the last six months and I think they will continue to be useful as time goes on. If you are considering doing baby led weaning with your baby, I would definitely recommend all of… Continue reading My Favorite Baby Led Weaning Products