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Hyperlactation and Milk Oversupply – Signs And Solutions

As you’ve probably gathered from childbirth, a mother’s body isn’t always a perfectly calibrated machine, designed with nano precision.  Breastfeeding works on a supply and demand basis, and understanding this can help with many of the common problems that crop up. Oversupply of breastmilk is one of the issues that is often less discussed. Too …

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Scaling Sri Pada(Adam’s Peak)

Maybe it’s because I’ve lived in a few amazing cities (Philadelphia, NY, LA, HK, Singapore), but when I’m traveling, I’m blown away by natural beauty.  Sri Lanka is one of those unmistakably awe-inspiring countries.  Its lush, untouched lands have appropriately earned it Garden of Eden references. Why is it called Sri Pada/Adam’s peak? This 2,243 m (7,359 ft) mountain has …

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It Took Me 9 Months To Teach My Down Syndrome Baby To Breastfeed. This Is How We Did It

I breastfed my oldest over 2 yrs and was equally, if not more determined to breastfeed my baby with Down Syndrome.  Not only was I hoping for immunity benefits, but breastfeeding promotes oral strength that feeds into speech development.  DS babies typically have low tone (which can be thought of as floppy muscle weakness) that …

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Best Sensory Toys For Special Needs Babies: Therapist Approved For Infant Stimulation

One of the benefits of finding out during pregnancy about my baby’s Down syndrome was getting a head start looking for resources.  We started therapy at just a few weeks old, where the therapist brought in toys and books to stimulate development. Over time we’ve gone to OT, PT, FT, (occupational therapy, physical therapy, feeding …

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