Newborn Life |More than Milk

Birthing a baby is so daunting a task, but I wonder what it's like for the baby. Do they cry because of how tough it is on them? Thankfully, it seems like reconnecting with their mother brings everything back into balance.

Welcome to the World |More than Milk

Have you ever wondered how harsh and strange the world outside of the womb must be to a newborn? Imagine how loud and bright and cold it must be compared to the warm, soft dark world they knew from their first moment of consciousness.

Liquid Gold

Did you know that a newborn is sustained from one teaspoon of colostrum at a time. That's about 1/6th of the 1-2 ounces of milk the need.

Wandering Stars

Celestial bodies can be observed to move in a set, shifting pattern. During the summer of 2018, a friend pointed out to me that a particularly bright and warmly colored star was in fact Mars.

Seeing Double

I have been told that twins run in my family. That has scared me since my late teens. It got scarier when my wife was pregnant the first time.

Cluster Feeding

Babies go through different stages while breastfeeding. Our firstborn nursed so much it was hard to tell whether or not she was cluster feeding at any time.

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