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Nursing daughter Mothers' Stories

Sam Milam, Portland, Oregon, USA Here I am shaking in my boots to share my story of full-term breastfeeding my son, until he was done. The Internet can be both a wonderful place for support and a terrible place of judgment for breastfeeding mothers. If we don’t share our stories, the ignorance that leads some people to believe full-term breastfeeding is outrageous or damaging persists. If we hide behind closed doors,...

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Recovery from an Eating Disorder Mothers' Stories

Sara Sites, Pittsburgh, PA, USA   This is my journey recovering from an eating disorder. From about the age of 12, I’ve struggled with food. I don’t remember a time before food and body image-centered thoughts didn’t occupy my brain. For years, I treated myself badly and wanted my life to be over. But I found light at the end of the tunnel. I know women...

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Can I Get Pregnant While Breastfeeding? Mom to Mom

Mothers’ Letters Photo: Ralph J  Photography   Mother’s Situation Can I get pregnant while breastfeeding? I have an 18-month-old son, who has always breastfed enthusiastically and still nurses frequently. My menstrual periods have only just returned and I’d like to try for another baby. However, I’m not sure whether I’ll be able to conceive with such a keen nursling! Is it likely that I will...

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