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Lactation after Loss Mothers' Stories

Julia Vázquez-Dodero Fontes, Murcia, Spain Translated from the Spanish by Laura Brown Laubach, Pamplona, Spain Lactation after loss. I was 27 weeks pregnant when I lost my baby. She stopped moving inside of me. I drank a big glass of hot chocolate with lots of sugar, hoping she would react, but when nothing happened I went to the emergency room. There the doctors confirmed that...

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The Breastfeeding Mother’s Diet Features

Updated December 2015 Ted Greiner Photo: Anna Bondarieva   An examination of what is and what isn’t important in the breastfeeding mother’s diet for her own and her baby’s nutrition. My Twitter account name is “_breastfeeding.” There, I see mainly three types of posts relating to maternal diet during lactation: (1) women delightedly calling for more cookies, (2) bitter complaints that long periods of breastfeeding did...

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