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Child-Led Weaning: Lesly

Images and text by Lesly Simmons The birth story I wrote in my head for my first child was radically altered at the 20-week mark, when I was diagnosed with complete placenta previa. I went from planning an all natural

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An Adoptive Breastfeeding Story: A Child’s Perspective

I was breastfed as a child.Currently, with a rise of acceptance of breastfeeding, and a greater awareness of its benefits- both health and emotional- that statement is not that unusual. However I need to add one more detail to that;

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Child-Led Weaning: Jill

Images and Text by Jill Petrush Rogers “My son hasn’t asked for ba-ba’s in 3 days, I’m sad”-  my sister-in-law posted. I thought to myself, “Wait, what?!  He’s two.  He’s still breastfeeding…really?!” You see, before my nephew was born, I

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Child-Led Weaning: Libbie

Image and text by Libbie.   Breastfeeding did not come easy for us. My son was due on December 25, 2011, but my water broke on December 3, 2011 at 36 weeks, 6 days. I was both surprised and worried.

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Child-Led Weaning: Brandy

Images and text by Brandy Van Vossen Before I had children of my own I knew that I wanted to breastfeed. I knew that this was the most important decision that I would make for them in their early years.

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Mother Killed Baby via Tainted Breastmilk? Doctor Says “No Way”

A judge sentenced a South Carolina woman to 20 years in prison Friday for killing her six-week-old daughter. The prosecutors argued that she overdosed her daughter with lethal amounts of morphine through her breastmilk. A jury found former nurse Stephanie

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Google Glass App Helps Moms Breastfeed

Would you seek out breastfeeding support via Google Glass? A new breastfeeding app created by developer Small World has just completed a trial in partnership with the Australian Breastfeeding Association. Five women in Victoria, Australia, took part in the trial

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Child-Led Weaning: Molly

Images and text by Molly Stepansky. My name is Molly.   I am a stay at home mom to three wonderful kids. E will be 6 this summer, N just turned 3 and little L is 7 months old.   People who

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