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Maria Griner Mothers' Stories

Denise Woltering, Virginia, USA Photo: Maria Griner I had a pretty busy summer and was feeling quite tired out and uncomfortably pregnant when my water broke four and a half weeks early. Off to the hospital my husband and I went. I wasn’t too concerned because my first child had been almost four weeks early and everything had been fine. When Evangeline was born, my husband and...

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Larry Mothers' Stories

Angela Dawson, Bristol, UK I’m still nursing my three-year-old son who has Down syndrome. Two years, 51 weeks. Four years, nine months. Three years, 51 days and counting. In the past 12 years, I have had approximately 17 lactating-free months. I don’t say this to brag. In truth, I am somewhat bemused that my breastfeeding career is still a work in progress. I spent a long time as...

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