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Nipple Shields: Friend and Foe Mothers' Stories

Katrina Soper, Newport, Gwent, UK Photo: Suzie Blake   How strange it was that a little piece of silicone could be both my best friend and the one thing I detested about our breastfeeding relationship I am really enjoying breastfeeding my gorgeous daughter. Even after her arrival by emergency cesarean section, breastfeeding was easy, natural, and a relief following the stressful day of her arrival. When...

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Stillpositionen Beiträge / Deutsch / Übersetzung

Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA Übersetzt von Anja Harnisch, Österreich Foto: Jax McCormick von Leilani Rogers  Español Wie eine natürliche Stillposition—die Mutter zurückgelehnt, das Baby mit dem Bauch nach unten, und Körper, Baby und Brust positioniert—bei einem leichteren Stillstart helfen kann. Während der ersten Woche nach der Geburt hatten 92% der stillenden Mütter in einer Studie von gröberen Stillproblemen berichtet (Wagner 2013). In meiner über 30jährigen...

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Position to Breastfeed Features

Updated April 23 2016 Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA Photo: Jax McCormick by Leilani Rogers   How a natural position to breastfeed—mother leaning back, baby tummy down, and adjusting body, baby, and breast—helps make for an easier start. During the first week after birth, 92% of the nursing mothers in one study reported major breastfeeding challenges (Wagner 2013). In my 30-plus years of giving breastfeeding help,...

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Jess Rhea Mothers' Stories

Jess Rhea, Calverley, Leeds, Yorkshire, UK Photo: Jess Rhea   Great start Breastfeeding was always something I’d planned on doing, yet it’s not something I’d given much thought to before Lola arrived. I had heard from others that it might not be easy and “some people just can’t do it,” but in my mind I was going to breastfeed and that was that. I wanted...

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What Your Baby Knows About Breastfeeding Features

Updated January 2016 Teresa Pitman Photos: Anna Bondarieva   What your baby knows about breastfeeding may surprise you … Most mothers imagine breastfeeding is something they do. They figure out when it’s time to feed again, they bring the baby to the breast, they put the nipple in baby’s mouth, they make sure the latch is good, and unlatch the baby when the feeding is...

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Biological Nurturing or Laid Back Breastfeeding Features

Updated December 2015 Ayala Ochert Photo: Leilani Rogers   A mother’s tale of Biological Nurturing or Laid Back Breastfeeding, a non-prescriptive approach that encourages mothers to breastfeed in a semi-reclined or laid back position. When I had my first child, Jacob, three and a half years ago, I was determined to breastfeed and prepared myself as well as I could. I read books on breastfeeding and even attended...

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