Liquid Gold

Did you know that a newborn is sustained from one teaspoon of colostrum at a time. That's about 1/6th of the 1-2 ounces of milk the need.

Seeing Double

I have been told that twins run in my family. That has scared me since my late teens. It got scarier when my wife was pregnant the first time.

Cluster Feeding

Babies go through different stages while breastfeeding. Our firstborn nursed so much it was hard to tell whether or not she was cluster feeding at any time.


I knew I would struggle, but last night's work came so slowly and with such difficulty, I considered taking a break from finishing this poem. I am glad I stuck with it!


A mother's work is never done. These two poems present two perspectives on chasing sleep with little ones to worry about.

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