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Here you will find answers to your breastfeeding and parenting questions, drawn from the various resources on our site, conveniently grouped by topic.... Read More

Newborn Weight Loss: Getting Back on Track

  Vanessa Pinto, Sag Harbor, New York, USA Newborn weight loss: getting back on track with breastfeeding. 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 they knew who had tried and … Read More

A Labor of Love (Two Births)

  Amy Denton, Wharfedale, Yorkshire, UK Isaac’s birth was traumatic. My labor started when I got up to pee at 3 am with my water breaking. Contractions became gradually more intense until 8 am, when they stopped altogether. On reaching hospital I was a couple of centimeters dilated and meconium was detected. A drip, which took a … Read More

Pezones doloridos al amamantar

Madres de la Liga de La Leche Traducido por Rocío Bravo, Amán, Jordania Foto: Belle Verdiglione ¿Tienes los pezones doloridos o agrietados? ¿Temes el momento de ponerte al bebé al pecho? Tener los pezones doloridos y sensibles al principio de una toma puede ser normal durante los primeros días de la lactancia. Pero un dolor más … Read More

Congestión y Mastitis: Suavizando los Baches

Philippa Pearson-Glaze Traducido por Eva Marsal, Barcelona, España Foto: Evangeline y Ruth cortesía de Sally Hobson Photography Amamantar es normal y natural, pero cómo hacerlo es algo que a menudo aprendemos de nuestras madres, hermanas y amigas. En los sitios donde hemos perdido el arte de amamantar a lo largo de varias generaciones, los intentos de … Read More