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Community Cloud Features

Maureen Whitman, Wenham, Massachusetts, USA Photos: Black Dog Pictures Sharing our community cloud. The theme for the La Leche League Massachusetts/Rhode Island/Vermont Area Conference this year was “Building Community for 60 Years.” In keeping with this theme, the conference organizers decided to create a community building exercise as one of the activities for the event. We wanted to take some time throughout the day to reflect on...

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The Milky Way Photography Mothers' Stories

Kate Nolan Photos: Kate Nolan Photography   The photographs in this story were created as part of ‘The Milky Way Project.’ The art project’s aim is to restore the nursing mother as a positive and inspiring archetype, to empower women to reclaim their birth right.  Two breastfeeding photographers started the project in Poland and subsequently invited others to join them. I am privileged to be one of them. The...

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Nurture Mothers' Stories

Miriel Smith, Grand Rapids, MI, USA Image: Nurture by Miriel Smith Throughout history there have been many works of art depicting mothers nurturing a baby at the breast. In general, most people are not offended when they look at a work of art that includes a mother nourishing her child. Seeing a mother in real life who is nursing in a public place is however...

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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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Ketzia Schoneberg Features

Roanna Rosewood, Ashland, OR, USA Image: Literary Tandem by Ketzia Schoneberg   Restaurant exhibit celebrates breastfeeding through colorful paintings of tandem nursing. When Ketzia Schoneberg asked if I would be willing to display her beautiful tandem nursing paintings at my restaurant, I immediately declined. “I support breastfeeding,” I tried to explain, “but I don’t want my customers to feel uncomfortable.” Delighting my customers isn’t just an abstract...

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