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In Sickness and in Health Mothers' Stories

Liesl Marelli, Florida, USA Photos: Girona Consulting   Last week my older daughter got sick. Sofia, who had just celebrated her third birthday, had a fever, runny nose, and a cough and was miserable. Sofia weaned at 27 months so she wouldn’t take my breast, even though I offered. She neither knew how to latch any more nor did she want to. At one point...

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Is Breast Milk Nature’s Toothpaste? Features

Dr. Steven Lin Photo: courtesy Lena Ostroff If you wish your child to have a glowing healthy smile, breastfeeding is number one on your priority list. The well established health benefits of breastfeeding include immunity, digestive health, and emotional development. In addition, one of the biggest advocates for breastfeeding should be your dentist. Why? Breast milk couldn’t be any more perfect than it is for developing young...

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