Are you afraid of a clingy baby?

Did someone tell you that your baby is clingy because you breastfeed?

We hate the word clingy.  Listen to this episode to hear more.

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Things we talked about:

There’s no such thing as a clingy baby [5:22]

What do we expect from a newborn? [6:08]

The identity shift of becoming a parent [12:14]

Child development [15:36]

Babies are primal [21:26]

It is not a feeding issue [25:08]

Babies who only want the birthing parent [30:22]

Doing it all yourself [31:41]

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