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Breastfeeding for HIV-Positive Mothers Features

Added reference September 2016 Pamela Morrison IBCLC Photo: Athena courtesy of Lena Ostroff Recommendations from global health authorities endorse exclusive breastfeeding for all babies for the first six months of life and continued partial breastfeeding for up to two years or beyond. (1) Yet it is commonly believed that the one exception to this recommendation is the baby of a mother who has been diagnosed as...

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Homemade Hazelnut Milk What's Cooking?

Chantal Jura, Quebec, Canada Photo: by Chantal Jura   Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of foods in as close to their natural state as possible.   Alternatives to cows’ milk Whether you are lactose intolerant, allergic to cows’ milk proteins, vegan, or just do not enjoy the taste of cows’ milk, today’s grocery stores are flooded with alternatives to cows’ milk. Soy,...

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La Leche League Meetings. Children Always Welcome Features

LLL Mothers Photo: LLL Shanghai meeting by Sarah Painter   Leading meetings When I became a La Leche League Leader I had a toddler and so did my co-Leader. Leading meetings was usually a challenge as the boys would frequently distract us from the group discussion and at times their behavior was noisy and disruptive. By the end of the morning we were exhausted. Somehow, though, we...

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Nights Mothers' Stories

Beth Wickenden, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK   I’m not quite sure what I was expecting when I was expecting … perhaps a doll, certainly not a wailing, nipple-blistering, scrunched-up little being that I was nevertheless meant to adore. Yet adore him I would. His was a long and traumatic entry into our world, far removed from my idyllic home-birth plan. Our bonding was not automatic....

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The Mothering Ocean or Learning How to say Hello and Goodbye Mothers' Stories

Anna Burbidge, Leicestershire, UK Photo: By Tom Bellamy   I’ve always loved the sea. I felt fascinated by all its changing colours and moods and I would imagine first dipping my toe into it and then swimming in the waves. For as long as I can remember, being a mother fascinated me too. I imagined what it would be like to have a child to...

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