Baby steps

The first bottle feeding of the day is always the worst. We've learned to lower our expectations for that one. Yesterday, she completely refused. Didn't take a drop. In the days preceding, she took around 20 mls (out of 115). Well... today, she took 100 mls from her first bottle! Then, as I held her… Continue reading Baby steps

How Stella went from the boob to the tube.

Where to begin? Somehow, we moved from exclusive breastfeeding, the most "natural" thing in the world, to formula feeding through a nasogastric tube, a medicalized method of feeding that we've yet to make peace with and hope to leave behind soon. Stella stopped wanting to eat sometime ago. It began slowly. Practically imperceptibly. At around… Continue reading How Stella went from the boob to the tube.