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courtesy Lena Ostroff Mothers' Stories

Pamela Wilson, Wellington, New Zealand Photo: courtesy of Lena Ostroff This is my breastfeeding success story and shares how I came to understand that success is not measured in ounces. Before my baby was born I had intended to breastfeed her exclusively for the first six months and continue until she was at least a year old. I had read all the literature and I was...

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Belle Verdiglione Beiträge / Deutsch / Languages / Übersetzung

La Leche Liga Mütter Übersetzung: Ingrid Schossmann, LLL-Beraterin, Österreich Foto: Belle Verdiglione Stillen mit Polyzystischem ovarial Syndrom (PCOS) PCOS ist einer der Hauptgründe für weibliche Unfruchtbarkeit. Symptome sind unter anderem: Erhöhte Insulinlevel (dies kann zu exzessiver Gewichtszunahme führen) Erhöhte Level männlicher Hormone (dies kann zu Akne und dem Wachstum ungewünschter Haare führen) Unregelmässige Zyklen, Ovarialzysten Erhöhtes Diabetesrisiko Unterentwickeltes Brustdrüsengewebe. Da PCOS ein Syndrom ist und...

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Belle Verdiglione Features

Mothers in La Leche League Photo: Belle Verdiglione Breastfeeding with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) PCOS is a leading cause of infertility in women. Symptoms include: Raised levels of insulin (that can lead to excessive weight gain). Raised levels of male hormones (that can lead to acne and growth of unwanted hair). Irregular menses, ovarian cysts. Raised risk of diabetes. Underdevelopment of breast tissue. Because PCOS...

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