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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 […]

Year #5 – Let the Countdown Begin!

I am eagerly anticipating the countdown to January 25, 2022! On that day I will officially have a five year old! I am a mixed bag of emotions because the day also marks my fifth straight year of breastfeeding. It feels like she was just born and we were struggling to find our breastfeeding rhythm […]

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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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