Dealing with Engorgement

Only people who face it knows how painful it is, and how stressful it is to the mother. It feels so heavy, so full, and so hard like rock, and it becomes so sensitive. I’ve never felt that kind of pain before in my life. Imagine, on the early days after labor, I was engorged…

The Basics of Breastfeeding

Engorgement. Let down reflex. Demand vs supply. Of all the things that I feel less knowledge about, it’s breastfeeding. Yet, before Aydeen was born, I was very determined that I am going be a fully breastfeeding mom. I thought reading about it starting on my 8-month pregnancy was sufficient. Boy, was I ever so wrong…