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Growing Powerful Mothers' Stories

Christina Marie Perez, San Antonio, TX, USA Photo: Eikonicdesign   Lack of support At the age of 19, I gave birth to my first son, Adrian. Though my mother, aunts, and sister-in-laws had never breastfeed, I wanted to do so. My son had difficulty latching on and the nurses recommended supplementing with formula before we’d even left the hospital. Because of a lack of support...

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Breastfeeding Media Storms Features

Jennifer Ramsey, Glasgow, Scotland, UK Photo: Heather Crofts   A response to indignation at breastfeeding in public spaces and media storms. I’m proud of my children and love the relationship they are building with each other, independently of me. Occasionally, however, whether through tiredness, illness, or just bad temper, one will level upon the other the most ludicrous or bizarre insult. When, for instance, one tells the...

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