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Biological Nurturing or Laid Back Breastfeeding
Ayala Ochert, london, UK Originally published December 2015 Photo: Leilani Rogers A mother’s tale of Biological Nurturing or Laid Back Breastfeeding, a non-prescriptive approach that encourages mothers to breastfeed in a semi-reclined or laid back position.... Read More

Breastfeeding Today Previous Issues

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How I’m Right and My Wife Isn’t
Arthur Molloy, Isle of Man, UK Originally published June 2013 A father’s story While we generally agree on the way we parent our children, it must be said that the... Read More

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High Heels and Lipstick
Rachel O’Leary, Cambridge, UK Clickety-clack, clickety-clack. Must be ten o’clock. There goes Carol from up the road in her high heels, lipstick bright, hair neat, covers on the pram spotless.  I twitch the... Read More

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Your Body, Choices, and Support
Rebecca H. McCormick, Fairfax, Oakton, VA, USA Originally published August 2016 Unwittingly, the author of the opinion post “My Body, My Choice” paraphrased the mission of La Leche League: “Every... Read More

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Parents like you. Sharing experiences like yours.

 

Elvira. Mother

Elvira. Mother

During the early days with my third baby, I felt a special connection in my heart and soul with my LLL colleagues and with all the mothers whose breastfeeding wisdom has been passed along.

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Dawn. Mother

Dawn. Mother

I know whenever I contact my [LLLI] friend and mentor Genny, she will have sound, reasonable, educated information to share. I appreciate her help with breastfeeding and mothering...

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Vanessa. Mother

Vanessa. Mother

None of the mothers in my family or my husband’s had ever breastfed. They disapproved of my desire to do so, explaining that it was too exhausting and telling me stories of women who failed.

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Diana. Mother

Diana. Mother

I was nervous that the [LLLI] moms would judge me badly for feeding my baby with a bottle, but they were incredibly supportive that I was still pumping, even though my baby wouldn’t nurse...

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