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Janet Fotheringham Features

Kelly Durbin, Phoenix AZ, USA Photos: Janet Fotheringham An LLL Leader’s reflection recognizes breastfeeding as a complex communication system, not just calories. Breast milk is often promoted as nature’s perfect infant food. Indeed, it has exactly the right balance of fat, protein, and carbohydrates for growing infants, but regarding breastfeeding solely as a means to feed a baby is incredibly limiting. In the last century and into this one, breastfeeding...

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Breast Milk and the Strong Immune System Mothers' Stories

Jamie Morea, Henderson, Nevada, USA   Breast milk and the strong immune system “No matter what, start hand expressing within an hour or two after birth to tell your body to make milk.” When you are pregnant a lot of people give you advice. It was this piece of advice that I especially appreciated. You see, my water broke at 27 ½ weeks while we were vacationing...

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