Posts for breastfeeding

Maternity Leave

General/Column March 20, 2017

My husband brings the baby and a kiss to where I lie in milk-wet sheets, ripe as a pomegranate, slick…

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Martyr No More

General/Column February 20, 2017

My body is a battleground. I am both sovereign nation, sending out my little settlers into the unknown world, and…

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Into Darkness

General/Column January 23, 2017

Just seconds old, a baby noses his way to his mother’s breast the same way a butterfly knows how to…

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Lactation Frustration

General/Column January 6, 2017

Within minutes of birth, my daughter latches onto my breast. A jolt of pain shoots straight into my soul shocking…

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