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Adriana Aleksić What's New

Photo: Adriana Aleksić Issue 34, April 2016 What’s new April 2016 Features Breastfeeding during Pregnancy and Tandem Nursing: Is it Safe? Recent Research / La lactancia durante el embarazo y la lactancia en tándem: ¿son seguras? Investigación reciente /Amamentação durante a gravidez e em tandem: será seguro? Investigação científica mais recente / Allaitement pendant la grossesse et co-allaitement: est-ce sans danger? Recherches récentes Comfort Objects and Attachment Parenting Communicating...

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Rob Mank Features

Professor Helen Ball, Parent-Infant Sleep Lab, Anthropology, Durham University, UK Photos: Rob Mank Photography   Putting bedsharing babies in the picture In February 2015 an editorial published in the British Medical Journal (the BMJ) responded to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence guidance on co-sleeping and SIDS issued shortly before. While the editorial itself was uncontroversial, the same could not be said for the photo chosen to illustrate the...

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Breastfeeding during Pregnancy and Tandem Nursing: Is it Safe? Recent Research Features

Hilary Flower, Ph.D, Florida, USA Photo: Adriana Aleksić Breastfeeding during Pregnancy and Tandem Nursing: Is it Safe? Recent Research Is it safe to breastfeed during pregnancy? When I began researching my book, Adventures in Tandem Nursing: Breastfeeding During Pregnancy and Beyond, my highest priority was to address the question of safety. Many midwives, The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, and other woman-friendly resources gave it the green light....

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My Baby’s Cancer and Breastfeeding Mothers' Stories

Rachelle Daley, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada   Breastfeeding through my baby’s cancer We were ready to stop breastfeeding because I was tired of the nightfeeds and my husband was tired of the tantrums that our daughter would throw when I wasn’t around to feed her. She was 14 months old and my husband and I were slowly weaning her. It wasn’t so much a decision as a natural...

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Under a Spell Mothers' Stories

Darcy Smith, Oklahoma, USA Photos: Texas Vogue   Dear Baby, Sometimes to relax while breastfeeding, I think about sitting on a beach and hearing the waves, feeling sand between my toes, and smelling the salty air. I keep the room dark to keep our attention on just the two of us. Life can be busy and noisy but our time nursing is quiet. The whole world...

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Portraits with Purpose: “Breastfeed” Features

Jessica Johnson, Sunderland, UK  Artist Leanne Pearce Portraits with purpose “Breastfeed” As a relative newcomer to the breastfeeding club, walking into a room of floor to ceiling paintings of mothers feeding their young was a bit like finding a lost tribe. Forget fumbling around for the scarf, the nursing apron, or even the table napkin, to cover up a wriggling, hungry baby. Here—depicted through ten...

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La Leche League Meetings Mothers' Stories

Alison Jones, Oxford, UK Photo: Megan Soto On La Leche League Meetings   Series Meetings I am so new to this mothering thing, so I arrive with a little one in a sling, and enter a room where there are mothers; those mystical others who seem to know what to do, I want to be like them too, so I go into the hall, sit...

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Nursing Clothes: What to Wear When Breastfeeding Features

Becci Barker, East Morton, Keighley, West Yorkshire, UK Photo: Girona Consulting   One of the many great things about breastfeeding is that it requires very little, if any, financial outlay. Isn’t Mother Nature great? We have been, in most cases, blessed with everything we need to provide for our young babies. It is certainly not the case that new, or expectant, moms need to rush out to...

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