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Breastfeeding Solutions to Breastfeeding Problems Mothers' Stories

Rachel Dawson, Otley, Yorkshire, UK Photo: Courtesy Christina Simantiri  My baby had lost nine per cent of his birth weight by day three … I want to say a very public thank-you to Becky, Ruth, Suzanne, and Amanda for helping me discover breastfeeding solutions to breastfeeding problems. Last Saturday I posted on our local La Leche League Facebook group that I was struggling with breastfeeding my...

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The Six-month Milestone Mothers' Stories

Christina Gallo Nizic, Toronto, Ontario, Canada  A mother’s reflections on reaching her son’s six-month milestone. Committing to exclusively breastfeeding is one of the hardest things that I have ever done. I always thought that instinct would take over and I would just know how to breastfeed. This was not the case. Ten days after the due date for the arrival of my first baby, I...

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A Change of Position Mothers' Stories

Heather Wadley, Las Cruces, NM, USA Artist: Alena Kalchanka, Messina, Italy   When my first child was born six years ago, I was aware of the benefits of breastfeeding but initially planned to pump exclusively and feed my daughter through a bottle, so that my husband might feed our baby as well. Shortly after my daughter was born, while still in the hospital, I changed my...

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