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Breast Milk and the Strong Immune System Mothers' Stories

Jamie Morea, Henderson, Nevada, USA   Breast milk and the strong immune system “No matter what, start hand expressing within an hour or two after birth to tell your body to make milk.” When you are pregnant a lot of people give you advice. It was this piece of advice that I especially appreciated. You see, my water broke at 27 ½ weeks while we were vacationing...

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Elizabeth Stanley Mothers' Stories

Alison Jones, Oxford, UK Photo: Elizabeth Stanley   Ten concepts: mothering through breastfeeding La Leche League is founded on a philosophy summarized in ten concept statements which all LLL Leaders hold dear. In a series of poems Alison puts her interpretation of our beliefs into verse. Here is the first one. 1. Mothering through breastfeeding is the most natural and effective way of understanding and satisfying the needs...

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Reaching Out Mothers' Stories

Dawn Tucker, Uzbekistan & Florida, USA   I live in Uzbekistan, but flew back to my home in Florida to have my baby girl, Josephine, and to be near friends and family. We stayed for three months: six weeks before and six weeks after the birth before returning to Uzbekistan. Reaching out to La Leche League Since I’d heard breastfeeding does not always come naturally, I reached out to...

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Maria Griner Mom to Mom

Letters Photos: Maria Griner Mother’s situation: Am I making her clingy? My two-year-old is still breastfeeding happily but is not happy to separate from me. She is fine with daddy and her older siblings if I am away for a couple of hours, but she will not stay at anyone else’s house for any length of time without me, even grandma’s. Everyone tells me that...

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Eating Well during Pregnancy: Pregnancy Weight Gain What's Cooking?

Katja Leccisi, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada Photos: Steph Willetts Eating well during pregnancy: pregnancy weight gain. Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of foods in as close to their natural state as possible. When you first found out you were pregnant, did you have an idea of how much weight you might gain, and why? Did you ever worry about whether you were gaining too...

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