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WBW 2011

I'm new at the whole breastfeeding thing, but luckily I have a baby that knows what he's doing.  Unfortunately, I don't know everything about breastfeeding just yet, but so far it's going very well.  I'm dreading the day that I go back to work (on Friday) but I'm trying not to stress over it.  I'm fortunate to have a place to pump, a boss that allows me to take breaks to pump and the ability to pump.  I also have a great baby that hasn't had any trouble taking a bottle and because of that it makes it really easy to let someone else feed him. 

Over the weekend we let my mom feed him a bottle and my dad.  We think that we might have to upgrade the nipple flow so that he gets a little more, more quickly than the size 0+ mos nipple.  We're trying this tomorrow so that I can see how he likes it.  Oh and he also took a bottle from me too!  That was pretty sweet.

Last note for today about breastfeeding... I counted all of the milk that I have frozen and I have 105.5 oz frozen as back up for when we aren't together.  My hope is that I pump as much as he needs and my stock will stay up until I really need it.  It feels great having that much banked before I go back!

It's been such a joy and I look forward to every day that I get to nurse him the whole day!  Those days will mainly be the weekends, but still better than none.  He's such a sweet boy and those moments are just the best.

I cannot get over how fortunate I am to be able to breastfeed Coen.  It's been so rewarding and so special for me and for our family.


I am so happy to hear everything is going so well and you are having good luck breastfeeding!

I can't believe he is almost 2 months old already!

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