Breast Pump Wean

I’ve been MIA! Life has been BUSY! That’s how it goes with seven kiddos and a medically needy little one.  I had initially hoped to continue to pump until Elizabeth’s adjusted first birthday (Sept. 9) which would have been 15 months actual.  My milk supply dropped to only 10oz a day and it was still… Continue reading Breast Pump Wean

Real Food via G-Tube

If you’ve read through this site, you are probably aware that I do not plan to feed Elizabeth formulas.  Just because she has a feeding tube, doesn’t mean she should exist on a diet of corn syrup and vitamins.  Our plan is to transition from breastmilk to a real food, blended diet over the next… Continue reading Real Food via G-Tube

Mamas Milk via G-Tube

Sweet Elizabeth Joy cannot eat orally.  We aren’t entirely sure of the reasons for this… she cannot suck and has difficulty (forgets?) swallowing. We brought her home from the NICU after 88 days with a NG tube.  Three weeks later, I took her back in for the g-tube surgery. When we came home from the… Continue reading Mamas Milk via G-Tube