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Body Image of Mothers Features

Diana West, BA, IBCLC and Lisa Manning Feature photo: Kendra by Jade Beall Photography   The transformations of pregnancy and motherhood can magnify our self-image. Many women discover a new physical empowerment, but others are left feeling a quiet misery of unattractiveness. A quick glance at online forums for new mothers confirms there are many ways that postpartum changes affect women’s feelings about their bodies. Becoming...

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Breasts, Body Image, & Sexuality Features

Updated August 2015 Lisa Hassan Scott, Wales, UK Photo: Mama Linnea & Scarlett Rose courtesy of Destiny Tillery Photography   The idea that others need to be protected from breastfeeding, that it is somehow an act of aggression for a mother to feed her baby says more about our society than it does about the gentleness of communication, nurturing and dependence that is at the heart of...

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