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Charlotte Southren Features

Photo: Charlotte Southren Discovering the cuddle curl when you breastfeed your baby lying down. When I was pregnant for the first time, I remember being struck by something a mother at a prenatal class told us. She recommended all new mothers get the hang of, early on, breastfeeding lying down, for the simple reason that this eliminates the need to parent for as many as 12 hours...

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Let Go! Mom to Mom

Mothers’ Letters Photo: At First Sight Birth Photography Mother’s Situation Let go! My nine-month-old son will only fall asleep if I am breastfeeding him, day and night. For daytime naps, I have to lie down with him, and if I try to get up he immediately awakens and starts to fuss until I lie down with him again. At night it is the same story,...

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Weaver Features

Updated November 2016 Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, Linda J. Smith, Teresa Pitman Photo: Weaver by Lisa on Location Photography   Excerpted from Sweet Sleep: Nighttime and Naptime Strategies for the Breastfeeding Family, Chapter 2: The Safe Sleep Seven, by Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, Linda J. Smith, Teresa Pitman, a La Leche League International book, Ballantine Books, 2014. Wah! Wah! Wah! Drag yourself out of your...

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Nursing My Baby to Sleep Mothers' Stories

Rosemarie, Rugby, UK Rosemary & Caitlin by Lisa Scott Photography   Nursing my baby to sleep makes my nights easier.  I breastfed my first daughter, Hannah, and Caitlin is my second baby. Breastfeeding Caitlin has enabled me to continue being an active mother for Hannah. When Caitlin wakes up for a feed in the middle of the night, all I need do is put her...

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