• When breastfeeding Comes to an End a letter to my nursing toddler
    Breastfeeding,  Motherhood

    A Letter To My Breastfeeding Toddler

    To my sweet, nearly 3 year old, toddler girl: Would you have believed, almost 3 years ago, that you’d still be nursing today? Probably! In fact, you probably never imaged NOT nursing. You might not realize it, but our journey in nursing started off a bit non-traditional due to your short NICU stay. But even after a tumultuous birth you came out ready for milk. I was so worried nursing would be difficult due to your birth but you latched, fed, burped and fell fast asleep. After that first session, there was no turning back.  In no time, you and I were a cohesive milkin’ team. As a baby, you…