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Evolution of a Breastfeeding Mother Mothers' Stories

Diana West, BA, IBCLC, Long Valley, New Jersey, USA  Français Mothering after breast reduction surgery When I became pregnant for the first time, the one thing I knew for sure was that I wasn’t going to breastfeed. I’d had breast reduction surgery and my surgeon had said it wasn’t possible. At the time of my surgery when I was 25 years old, there was no...

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Breastfeeding after Reduction Mothers' Stories

Tess Jenkin, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Photo: Maria Griner   How breast reduction surgery doesn’t necessarily rule out breastfeeding. My daughter Nell turned six months old last week and we began our day as we begin every day—with a breastfeed. While it may sound trivial noting this small milestone, the obvious enjoyment and comfort Nell receives from breastfeeding is one of my proudest achievements. Like many mothers, I...

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At-Breast Supplementer Nursing Mothers' Stories

Updated March 2016 Charlotte Yonge, Paris, France   It is important to know that if a baby gets supplements with an artificial nipple, there is a high risk that he will end up being bottle-fed and will miss out on the benefits that a nursing child has, both emotional and physical. At-breast supplementer nursing: breastfeeding for everyone I am a mother of two children (aged...

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