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Embarrass Dad with Breastfeeding? Mothers' Stories

Richard Benton PhD Photos: Sarah, Joshua & Siena by Becky Spencer   Will babies embarrass dad with breastfeeding?  Back before my days of fatherhood, when I was 22, I lived for a time in Marrakech, Morocco. The extended family, in whose house I rented a room, was an average, working-class, pious, Muslim family. One of the cousins had recently given birth. Once, when we were sitting...

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Bonding with Daddy Mom to Mom

Mothers’ Letters Photo: Jess Rhea   Mother’s Situation Bonding with Daddy My husband was initially quite supportive about the idea of my breastfeeding our baby, agreeing that it was the healthy choice, but since our son’s birth, two and a half months ago, he has had a change of heart. He seems to resent the time I spend breastfeeding and appears frustrated and jealous that...

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How I’m Right and My Wife Isn’t Mothers' Stories

 Arthur Molloy, Isle of Man, UK Photo: courtesy Lena Ostroff A father’s story While we generally agree on the way we parent our children, it must be said that the initiative comes mainly from my wife; she looks to the long term. A rare story: how I’m right and my wife isn’t And so this story is particularly exceptional in that it is the story of...

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