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Jamie Sia Photography Español / Historias de madres / Languages / Traducciones

Mar Mendiola, Essone, France Photo: Jamie Sia Photography 4 meses de lactancia maravillosa hasta que… Ese viernes en la mañana amanecí con fiebre, dolor de cabeza y cuerpo cortado, ‘chin, siento que me va a dar gripe’ pensé, pero mi mente no quiso apoyar a mi cuerpo y le dijo que más tarde se le iba a pasar. Además habíamos planeado ir a Orléans con una...

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Jamie Sia Photography Mothers' Stories

Mar Mendiola, Essone, France Translated from Spanish by Gwyneth Little & Hanny Ghazi Photo: Jamie Sia Photography Four months of wonderful breastfeeding until … That Friday morning I woke up with a high temperature, a sore head and my body aching all over. “Ugh, feels like I’m coming down with flu,” I thought, but my mind didn’t want to confirm what my body was feeling...

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Relactación Español / Historias de madres / Languages / Traducciones

Odette Miller, Ciudad de Tshwane, Sudáfrica Traducido por Silvia Vidaorreta, San José, Costa Rica Foto: Smithen Photography Mi historia de relactación Desde el momento en que descubrimos que esperábamos otro pequeño milagro (y porque no amamanté a mi primer bebé por falta de buena información) decidí que haría lo que fuera por amamantar esta vez. Nuestra princesita nació en agosto con un saludable peso de 2,8...

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Engorgement and Mastitis: Smoothing Out the Bumps Features

Philippa Pearson-Glaze Photo: Evangeline and Ruth Courtesy of Sally Hobson Photography Breastfeeding is normal and natural but how to do it is something we often learn from our mothers, sisters, and peers. Where we have lost the art of breastfeeding over several generations, new mothers’ nursing attempts can be easily sabotaged by misinformation. If little bumps in the road are not smoothed out, problems can escalate until weaning sometimes seems inevitable. This article...

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Angela Anderson Photography Mothers' Stories

Nikki Salt, Middleport, Staffordshire, UK Photo: Anderson Lane Photography My blocked duct day… Suzie was five-and-a-half months old. I was beginning to feel like a bit of a pro at breastfeeding, holding my own amongst the mothers at La Leche League meetings during discussions about how to weather your baby’s growth spurts. I’d even proudly shared how I manage to throw together dinner for four with a...

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Relactation Mothers' Stories

Odette Miller, City of Tshwane, South Africa Photo: Smitten Photography My relactation story From the minute we found out we were expecting another little miracle (and because I didn’t breastfeed my first baby due to a lack of good information) I decided I would do whatever it takes to breastfeed this time. Our little princess was born in August weighing a healthy 2.8kg. After spending her first...

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Congestión y Mastitis: Suavizando los Baches Artículos / Español / Traducciones

Philippa Pearson-Glaze Traducido por Eva Marsal, Barcelona, España Foto: Evangeline y Ruth cortesía de Sally Hobson Photography Amamantar es normal y natural, pero cómo hacerlo es algo que a menudo aprendemos de nuestras madres, hermanas y amigas. En los sitios donde hemos perdido el arte de amamantar a lo largo de varias generaciones, los intentos de las nuevas madres para dar el pecho pueden ser...

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Was It Worth It? Mothers' Stories

Jessica Wimpenny, Silsden, West Yorkshire, UK   Prior to my baby’s birth I decided to opt for breastfeeding her. This decision was based on the apparent ease of it as a feeding method, the knowledge that I could be anywhere at any time and be able to feed my baby. I remember shopping with my sister and looking for clothes that would be suitable for feeding...

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