Wife, Mummy, Nurse: Guest Post at The Mommy Goods and a Giveaway

12 October 2011

Guest Post at The Mommy Goods and a Giveaway

Yesterday, I had a guest post on about breastfeeding at The Mommy Goods' blog (and be sure to check out her breastfeeding giveaways).  Here's an excerpt:
When I was pregnant with my daughter, Charis, there was no question in my mind how I would feed her.  My husband and I both wanted me to breastfeed her.  Thankfully, our family was very supportive.  Breastfeeding seemed like the only option to me, and I have my mom to thank for that.  She breastfed my brother, sister, and I.  I remember watching The Bill Cosby Show when I was four years old, with my mom in the same room nursing my sister.
Like I mentioned in a previous post on breastfeeding, I listed a few items that I think are necessary.  I will be giving away four items:

The Prize
  • Lansinoh HPA Lanolin cream which helps keep the cells from drying out.
  • Lansinoh Milk storage bags.  These are AMAZING; I did not have any leaking issues with them, unlike other storage options I have tried.  Plus, you can freeze them flat.
  • Lansinoh Soothies gel pads help protect the moisture balance, and they do not stick to wounds, such as a cracked nipple.
  • Dippee Dypees Breast pads.  Unfortunately, in the beginning I only used disposable pads.  I wish I had bought reusable.  On the occasions I use breast pads now, I primarily use reusable ones.  



This giveaway is sponsored by me.

It starts October 13 at 12:01 AM and 
ends October 27, 2011 at 12:01 AM.
Lansinoh and Dippee Dypees
have no idea who I am.
Enjoy!  :)  

12 comments:

  1. Hey my odds are pretty good of winning right now! lol!
    Unfortunately I was not able to BF my DD's but I AM exclusively pumping for my youngest so I could definitely use the lansinoh storage bags. I don't know if you're doing this as a package giveaway or if you're actually choosing 4 winners (one winner for each item) but if it's a package giveaway I'd probably give the other items to my BFF since she is due with her 2nd baby in April. I wish I needed breast pads b/c those are absolutely adorable (I just don't leak...EVER).
    Oh, my email is joannal.willis@gmail.com

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  2. Joanna, thanks for asking for a clarification. Yes, it's a package giveaway.

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  3. I breastfed our first baby for a while and then switched to exclusive pumping but I am now pregnant with our second and am looking forward to a fresh start and hoping for a better experience this time since I've learned so much since then.

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  4. I had some difficulties with my first but nursed successfully for about 22 months. My son was a natural and he weaned right around age 2 when my milk disappeared during pregnancy. Hoping to win this for myself and to share with a friend!

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  5. I'm hoping to win this for myself! I'm 8 months pregnant and want to breastfeed! I'm a FTM so I'm a bit freaked about it!

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  6. I am hoping to win this for myself... I am pregnant with baby #2 and hoping to have a wonderful breastfeeding experience. I ended up exclusively pumping for my first baby because we had a lot of difficulty breastfeeding but I am determined to successfully breastfeed this next one!

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  7. I am hoping to win this for myself since I'm pregnant with #1.

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  8. Breastfeeding was not a fun experience with my son, so I ended up pumping for a whole year! If I won, however, I would give it to my SIL who is due in 2 weeks!

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  9. I've yet to breastfeed. I'm due this December, and hoping to win this for myself.

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  10. I'm hoping to win this for myself as we are expecting again soon! Our first child was breastfed and didn't find it too difficult. I just put it in my mind that formula wasn't going to be an option.....well, until he was 9 months old and I had major production issues. :-\

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  11. I'm hoping to win this for myself. :) My son is 4 months old and we are hoping to make it to at least 12 months!

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  12. I am hoping to win this for myself! I love lansinoh products nd this is my seventh and last baby that I will be breast feeding.

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