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The Way a Mother Loves Mothers' Stories

Ángeles Tavárez, Bry-sur-Marne, France Translated from Spanish into English by Hanny Ghazi, Saint-Cloud, France   My name is Ángeles and I love to breastfeed. To me the word means “the way a mother loves” (word play in Spanish: amamantar = to breastfeed, amar= to love). I place breastfeeding among the most sublime things one can do. When I have my baby attached to my breast I...

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Breastfeeding is Love Mothers' Stories

Ana Romero Alonso, Cigales, Spain Translated by Soledad Etchemendy, Barcelona, Spain Photo: Rachel Brencur Photography I am a mother of two children born in 2007 and 2011. I want to tell you about my very atypical breastfeeding journey, a journey along a path parallel to that of most breastfeeding mothers. I could not feed my own milk to my children. For me, this felt like...

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Too Tired For Love Mom to Mom

Mothers’ Letters Photo: courtesy Lena Ostroff   Mother’s situation: Too tired for love I have a six-month-old baby, a demanding job, and a grumpy husband with whom I have very little time alone. I am usually exhausted after work and spend a good chunk of the evening caring for our baby. I just don’t feel in the mood to be intimate with my husband. He is...

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