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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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Breastfeeding My Surrogate Baby Mothers' Stories

Lili Vardi, Haifa, Israel Photos: Dan Vardi My mother enjoyed breastfeeding me at La Leche League meetings. I grew up listening to her talk about nursing and baby rearing. I couldn’t wait to become a mother myself. All along, I knew that breastfeeding was a part of mothering and that support and camaraderie were a part of that ever-changing experience. When I got married, I...

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