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Chestfeeding with PRIDE 🌈

June is here and I am excited to celebrate Pride! This month you’ll notice tons of Pride Parades and other celebrations taking place across the nation. There is a rich meaning behind the need to celebrate for a month, however, it does not mean that injustice has disappeared. The ongoing pursuit for justice and equality […]

Breastfeeding Past 2 Years of Age! – Let’s Really Talk About It!

Recently I had the pleasure of being a guest on the SPILLED MILK PODCAST for season two! This podcast is hosted by my good friend, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Mrs. Kendra Shelby. She is doing phenomenal (and I mean phenomenal) work in Chicagoland to support women and families through pregnancy and postpartum. Click HERE to learn […]

My baby is five… and she still breastfeeds!

Several months have passed and I last checked in during the holiday season. Happy New Year! Happy Black History Month! Happy Women’s History Month! Daylight Savings Time is here and today is 313 Day (shout out to Detroit). It was 70 degrees in Chicagoland eight days ago (sadly it snowed two days later) which lets […]

Navigating Temporary Interruptions to your Breast/Chestfeeding Routine

The holiday season is here and can cause an interruption to your regularly scheduled routine—time off from work, winter break for children, day care closures, holiday festivities, and the list goes on. These temporary changes can also interrupt your breast / chestfeeding routine. Science tells us that breastmilk production is supply and demand—essentially the more […]

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About Me

Hi, I’m Salimah. I am the mother of a beautiful five year old – yup she still breastfeeds. I am also an entrepreneur, therapist and certified lactation counselor. My personal life and professional life have collided and this blog is the end result.

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