Month: February 2019

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Breastfeeding with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Photo: Belle Verdiglione First published June 2016 DEUTSCH PCOS is a leading cause of infertility in women. Symptoms include: Raised levels of insulin (that can lead to excessive weight gain). Raised levels of male hormones (that can lead to acne and growth of unwanted hair). Irregular menses, ovarian cysts. Raised risk of diabetes. Underdevelopment of breast tissue. … Read More

LLLI News 22 February 19

Friday, February 22, 2019

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A mother’s story from Cape Town

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

GWYNNETH JACOBS, Cape Town, South Africa About me I am 37 years old and will be married for five years in February to my husband, Stanley. We got married in 2014 and shortly after that I fell pregnant with my son, Christian, who was born that December and has just turned four. I am the … Read More

LLLI News 8 February 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

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Comfort Objects and Attachment Parenting

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Alice Allan, Central Asia Originally published August 2016 and republished with the express permission of the author. Photo: Alexander Simantiri-Coates Cloth mothers: where do comfort objects fit into attachment parenting? My favorite childhood toy, or to coin the great British psychologist D.W. Winnicott’s phrase, my “transitional object,” was a puffin (actually he still is). He … Read More