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Sore Nipples When Breastfeeding Features

Mothers of La Leche League Photo: Belle Verdiglione Are your nipples sore or cracked? Are you dreading putting your baby on your breast? Sore nipples and tenderness at the beginning of a feeding may be normal in the first few days of breastfeeding. But soreness that is more intense or continues for a longer time is a sign that you probably need to make some adjustment. Breastfeeding...

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Jo Sergeant Mothers' Stories

Johanna Sargeant, Waedenswil, Zurich, Switzerland   The use of informal milk sharing among mothers continues to be taboo in our modern, medically driven society. It seems everybody holds a strong opinion on the subject. Milk sharing is viewed as either one of the most wonderful gifts a mother can give or it is irresponsible and reckless, particularly without rigorous medical checks and screening of mother and milk. Many people struggle to articulate...

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How Often Does Breastfeeding Really Fail? Features

Pamela Morrison, IBCLC, West Sussex, UK Photo: Janet Fotheringham Imagine that the world had invented a new ‘dream product’ to feed and immunize everyone born on Earth. Imagine also that it was available everywhere, required no storage or delivery—and helped mothers to plan their families and reduce the risk of cancer … Then imagine that the world refused to use it … This scenario is...

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Birth Trauma and Mother’s Recovery Features

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA Photos: Belle Verdiglione Photography Angela dreamed of a natural, unmedicated birth. She was managing her labor well when suddenly the cord prolapsed. Her dream birth ended in an emergency cesarean under general anesthesia. Both mother and baby survived, and Angela is grateful for that. But she feels deeply sad that she wasn’t awake to see her baby’s entry into the...

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Is Breast Milk Nature’s Toothpaste? Features

Dr. Steven Lin Photo: courtesy Lena Ostroff If you wish your child to have a glowing healthy smile, breastfeeding is number one on your priority list. The well established health benefits of breastfeeding include immunity, digestive health, and emotional development. In addition, one of the biggest advocates for breastfeeding should be your dentist. Why? Breast milk couldn’t be any more perfect than it is for developing young...

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