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Charlie Banana Features

Erin Pushman, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA Photos: Charlie Banana Breast milk baby’s poop What to expect—and learn—from baby’s diaper for the first six weeks. Five days into my second child’s newborn life, I opened his diaper and found what I had been waiting—no, hoping—to see: a mustard-yellow poop smeared on the inside of his diaper. I was delighted and relieved. For the first ten days, I...

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Sebastián Puenzo Features

Melissa Clark Vickers, Huntingdon, Tennessee, USA Photo: Sebastián Puenzo   Touch comes before sight, before speech. It is the first language, and the last, and it always tells the truth.—Margaret Atwood How are you feeling today? Have you ever thought about what that really means? It’s interesting that to “feel” can not only mean to “touch,” but also refers to that inner sense of wellbeing—the two meanings...

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Hamileyken Emzirmek ve Tandem: Ne Kadar Tehlikeli? Güncel Araştırmalar Features / Languages / Öne Çıkanlar / Türkçe

Hilary Flower, Ph. D, Florida, USA Özlem Şahin, Avanos, Türkiye tarafından çevirildi Fotoğraf: Adriana Aleksić       Hamileyken Emzirmek ve Tandem: Ne Kadar Tehlikeli? Güncel Araştırmalar Hamileyken Emzirmek Güvenli midir? Kitabım Adventures in Tandem Nursing: Breastfeeding During Pregnancy and Beyond (Tandem Emzirme serüveni: Hamileyken ve Sonrasında Emzirmek) için araştırma yapmaya başladığımda, en büyük önceliğim güvenlik şüphesine açıklık getirmekti. Birçok ebe, Emzirme Sanatı kitabı ve diğer kadın dostu...

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Christina Simantiri Features

Gina Kruml, RN, BSN, IBCLC Photo: Christina Simantiri   “Have baby, will travel.” Well, that’s not usually true at first. Between wanting to avoid contagious illnesses, hot sun or blustery cold, and perhaps some self-consciousness while the new baby is learning to breastfeed, many new mothers spend the first month or more of the baby’s life indoors. In fact, some cultures prescribe this as the...

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Esther Edith Features


 Robert Grosshandler
Founder, Photo: Esther Edith Amazon Smile webinar You can more than DOUBLE help for La Leche League International! This is an invitation to our Amazon Smile and iGive 
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your donations to La Leche League International simply by shopping. Why leave free money on...

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The People’s Doctor Features

Teresa Pitman, Ontario, Canada Photo: Phil Moloitis Dr. Robert S. Mendelsohn, The People’s Doctor My mother, like many in her generation, believed that physicians were all-knowing and always right. You wouldn’t question what a doctor told you! I don’t feel the same way, and neither do most of my contemporaries. What changed our perspective? One factor that was important to me: the work of a doctor...

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Anna Bondarieva Features

Regina Due, Pampanga, Philippines Photo: Anna Bondarieva Are you style conscious? Mother-to-be Regina is keen to maintain her elegance into motherhood. What’s her inspiration for trending breastfeeding and maternity outfits? I have always had a strong sense of style, confident in what looked good on my body and what is appropriate for every occasion, but when I found out I was pregnant five months ago, I started to...

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Eva Natali Williams by Brendan Williams. Features

Diana Cassar-Uhl, MPH, IBCLC, USA Photo: Eva Natali Williams Are you traveling with your breastfed child? Enjoy the trip! You’ve had your baby, adjusted to life as parents, gotten breastfeeding off to a good start, and now you’ve decided it might be time to take a trip … but how? Is it even possible to travel with a baby and enjoy the time away from...

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