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Did you have specific expectations before having a baby?  What things would be like?  Not just breastfeeding expectations, but expectations overall.  Today Dianne and Abby discuss how expectations can mold what we think our baby should be doing, and what is reality.

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Things we talked about:

What we grow up seeing [6:40]

Cultural norms and expectations [9:06]

The “good” baby [12:08]

There is way too much information out there now [15:20]

The Apps [15:38]

When 1 baby is so different than the next baby in the same family [22:56]

When do we let babies be babies? [29:35]

Breastfeeding expectations [29:41]

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Music: “Levels of Greatness” from “We Used to Paint Stars in the Sky (2012)” courtesy of Scott Holmes at Holmes