A health freak mom's thoughts on health and all things healthy

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Indeed Helps To Burn Off Calories

Breastfeeding Indeed Helps To Burn Off Calories

Ever since I stopped nursing Baby about a month ago, my weight has increased by 1kg. I find that my appetite has decreased and I don’t feel hungry as often as I used to for the past 2yrs 8 months when I was breastfeeding Baby. […]

Share
Not Really Weaned Just Yet!

Not Really Weaned Just Yet!

It was only a fluke and lasted only for a day that Baby didn’t want my boops. The next day, she was back to herself again, searching for my boops and getting addicted to them again, sigh… I notice that whenever my parents are here […]

Share
How To Increase Breast Milk Production

How To Increase Breast Milk Production

When Baby was a newborn, I used to google search a lot on how to increase breast milk production as I did not have an outlet that produces milk abundantly like a fountain, like some mothers do! I found out about Milkmaid tea made from […]

Share
Almost Weaned!

Almost Weaned!

Baby is 80% weaned off my boops!! Last night was the first night she slept oh so soundly without fussing and without searching for my boops. This morning when I offered her my boops, she took a look at her comfort tools and then turned […]

Share
No More Let-Down And Partially Weaned Off My Boops

No More Let-Down And Partially Weaned Off My Boops

Ever since my menses resumed after a 28-month hiatus due to breastfeeding, my milk supply has reduced drastically. Though I still have a teeny weeny amount of milk, I don’t get any let-down reflex anymore now. My boops have also shrunken now 🙁 The good […]

Share
Very Heavy Menstruation

Very Heavy Menstruation

My first menstruation after 27 months has been tremendously heavy, though no pain at all. I have always had heavy periods. But this time, it is exceptionally heavy. It’s so heavy that I have to change my pad every hourly. Last night I stained the […]

Share
Finally……!!

Finally……!!

After breastfeeding Baby for 2 years 4 months and after wondering and waiting anxiously when my menses will ever come back, it finally came back today! I am still breastfeeding Baby, though my milk supply has decreased drastically for the past 2 weeks. I think […]

Share
Another Mastitis

Another Mastitis

I was attacked by another bout of Mastitis yesterday and am still feeling the pain today. I was really exhausted 2 nights ago, overslept (I normally wake up between 3-5am to change her diaper and feed her) and did not switch sides to let Baby […]

Share
My Mastitis Has Cleared Up

My Mastitis Has Cleared Up

After 3 days of torture, the Mastitis on my left boop cleared up completely yesterday, yipee!!  Here’s what I did : 1)  Let Baby suckle on the left boop longer and also the whole night *looooooong sigh*. 2)  Massaged my left boop with ice-cubes 3 […]

Share
Attacked By Painful Mastitis Again

Attacked By Painful Mastitis Again

I am attacked by a third nasty Mastitis and this time, I am down with fever. The pain and swell this time round is at the top of my left boop. The previous 2 times, it was on the lower left boop. It’s so painful this time […]

Share