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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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Athena courtesy Lena Ostroff Features

Updated December 2015 LLLGB Mothers Photo: Athena courtesy of Lena Ostroff   Ask any breastfeeding mother why she has chosen to breastfeed and she is likely to tell you about the benefits to her baby, family and herself, as well as the joy and satisfaction of being able to meet her baby’s needs for food, protection, and security through breastfeeding. Some adoptive mothers choose to...

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A Second Chance Mothers' Stories

Vicky Groombridge, Coventry, UK   My relactation story: a second chance to breastfeed. My baby, Toby, was born four months ago. Although I attended an antenatal clinic while I was pregnant I never really thought much about breastfeeding. I had heard it was common for women to find it difficult, but I assumed it would come naturally to me and never really considered alternatives. I...

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