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Adriana Mesec maj Features

Hilary Flower, Ph.D, Florida, USA Photo: Adriana Aleksić Setting limits when breastfeeding two or during pregnancy. Hilary Flower wrote Adventures in Tandem Nursing: Breastfeeding During Pregnancy and Beyond in 2003, since then it has become a classic in La Leche League Group libraries. The idea for the book was born out of her own experience, which led her to research the safety of continuing to breastfeed a child while pregnant...

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Adriana Mesec maj Mothers' Stories

Hilary Flower, Ph.D, Florida, USA Photo: Adriana Mesec maj Hilary’s adventures nursing two Hilary’s adventures and how Adventures in Tandem Nursing: Breastfeeding During Pregnancy and Beyond was born. Double-stacked nurslings Here’s the picture. My distraught two-and-a-half year old daughter is insisting on nursing lying down “like a baby,” on a favorite spot on the bedroom floor. I know that if I can just nurse her to sleep,...

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Growing in Confidence Mothers' Stories

Britni Means, Oceanside, California, USA   Growing in confidence as I learn to mother. Two mothers’ stories. When I started my breastfeeding journey with my first child, I didn’t know. I didn’t know about cluster feeding. I didn’t know about tongue-ties. I didn’t know that my baby could tell me so much more than the clock about feeding times. When my second child was born...

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Tandem Nursing Mothers' Stories

Eliana Holgate, Pearland, Texas, USA Photos: Stacey Herndon I breastfed through pregnancy and enjoyed tandem nursing my children after the second was born. My husband and I have two wonderful children. Our son was not yet two years old and still nursing when I became pregnant for the second time. Thankfully, I already knew that breastfeeding during pregnancy was generally not a problem. I had no risk factors, and...

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Breastfeeding during Pregnancy and Tandem Nursing: Is it Safe? Recent Research Features

Hilary Flower, Ph.D, Florida, USA Photo: Adriana Aleksić        Breastfeeding during Pregnancy and Tandem Nursing: Is it Safe? Recent Research Is it safe to breastfeed during pregnancy? When I began researching my book, Adventures in Tandem Nursing: Breastfeeding During Pregnancy and Beyond, my highest priority was to address the question of safety. Many midwives, The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, and other woman-friendly resources gave it the...

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Nurture Mothers' Stories

Miriel Smith, Grand Rapids, MI, USA Image: Nurture by Miriel Smith Throughout history there have been many works of art depicting mothers nurturing a baby at the breast. In general, most people are not offended when they look at a work of art that includes a mother nourishing her child. Seeing a mother in real life who is nursing in a public place is however...

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Ketzia Schoneberg Features

Roanna Rosewood, Ashland, OR, USA Image: Literary Tandem by Ketzia Schoneberg   Restaurant exhibit celebrates breastfeeding through colorful paintings of tandem nursing. When Ketzia Schoneberg asked if I would be willing to display her beautiful tandem nursing paintings at my restaurant, I immediately declined. “I support breastfeeding,” I tried to explain, “but I don’t want my customers to feel uncomfortable.” Delighting my customers isn’t just an abstract...

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Juggling The Needs of More Than One Child Features

Ideas from the mothers of LLL Oxford, collected by Ceri Glenister, Guin Webster & Jayne Joyce, Oxford, UK Photo:Lisa Moore courtesy of Andrea Shemilt   “But I only have two hands!” Juggling the needs of more than one child.   When you are the mother of more than one child…   How can you fit everything in that needs to be done? You can’t! Prioritize....

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