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I have a confession to make: I didn't love breastfeeding. In fact, I really didn't like it.  When my first child was born in 1999, I was a Labor and Delivery nurse. I loved my job! I actually taught moms how...
To my fellow breastfeeding mamas – whether you are exclusively pumping, breastfeeding on demand, pumping while working, or following an Eat-Play-Sleep routine – I see you! There is so much to think about to ensure your little one is...
A lot of first times moms - and even seasoned, experienced moms -wonder how to prepare for breastfeeding success with their babies.  I know I sure did! When we had our first daughter 9 and a half years ago, I hadn’t...
Wichita Breastfeeding Support and Services for New Moms *Hours and availability are subject to change due to COVID-19. Please contact each provider to get information on their current services & safety protocols. ICT LACTATION A private lactation consultant offering in-person & virtual...
To my dear sweet baby, born in a global pandemic, Back when we found out you were joining us in our otherwise panicked world, we walked an unexpected line, trying to find the right way to share our announcement during...
It's not her first rodeo: your friend/sister/co-worker is already an experienced mom who is getting ready to welcome her third (or fourth or fifth...) baby. Maybe a shower/sprinkle is being thrown in her honor? Or maybe you just want...
You’re a new mama. They let you go home from the hospital with your newborn baby and you're wondering what the heck you’re supposed to do now. Congratulations! You’re now among the group of every new mama in the...
I love the excitement of pregnancies. The sonograms, the anatomy scan specifically, shopping/registering for baby items and sharing the joy with friends and family is such an amazing feeling. But one of my favorite things that has always seemed...
When we first discovered we were expecting triplets, besides the joy of becoming an instant family of five, we were overwhelmed with doubts and concerns. Trying to figure out if breastfeeding triplets was a real option or just a...
A week after my twins were born, the only thing holding them back from being able to come home from the hospital was being able to eat without being fed breastmilk through an NG tube. They were not strong...
Let's face it, breastfeeding is not always convenient.  When my son was born, I was working a 40 hour a week job. My plan was to breastfeed when I was at home and on the weekends then pump as needed...
  It may have looked a little different in 2020, but we loved presenting Bloom for the 5th year in a row! We were excited to transition Bloom, a celebration of all things motherhood, to a virtual evening designed to...
Her hand was gripping mine while she labored in the hospital bed. I knew her hand like I knew my own. Every freckle, every wrinkle, every vein had been memorized. She was my firstborn and everything she did was...
Thank you to Lumi by Pampers for sponsoring this article. With a new baby in the house, sleep quickly becomes the most-desired commodity for parents. And one of the best ways to get sleep (for baby and everyone else in...

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Where to Go Peach & Apple Picking in Wichita

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Some of our favorite fall family bucket list activities are peach and apple picking in Wichita (and the surrounding areas)! We've compiled a list...