Saturday , 25 November 2017

Breastfeeding

Mom Spends 10 Hours a Day at Her Full Time Job, Pumping Breast Milk for Milk Banks

Imagine having a medical condition that potentially could make your life miserable but you use it as a force for good. Meet Beaverton, Oregon resident Elisabeth Anderson-Sierra – a mom-of-two who has hyper lactation syndrome. Yes, that means exactly what you think it does. The 29-year-old produces a lot of breast milk – A LOT. Her 6-month-old daughter Sophia drinks 20-28 ounces …

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Would You Breastfeed a Stranger’s Baby?

The Internet is up in arms over a photo of a woman breastfeeding a stranger’s baby—how do you feel about this? Rebecca Wanosik was enjoying a normal night at home when a friend sent a request her way: Would she be willing to breastfeed a stranger’s child? The baby’s mother was going into surgery and wouldn’t be able to nurse, …

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I Dry-Nurse My Granddaughter, And I Don’t Care What You Think

She was inconsolable. I tried everything. After raising four children and step-mothering an additional four, I had foolishly considered myself an expert, but nothing in my bag of tricks was working. And to top it off, my 2-month-old granddaughter’s uncontrollable sobbing set off my 1-year-old. Ten minutes prior, everything was fine. Now the two were crying in unison while I …

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Three-Year-Old’s ‘Sick’ Comment During Breastfeeding Goes Viral

A viral video of a breastfeeding mother has caused outrage after reemerging online, with observers dubbing the woman’s actions ‘sick’ after her young son made some unusual comments. The footage has been circulating on Facebook, racking up nearly 2 million views, of  Tasha Maile breastfeeding, days after the mum-of-three went on ITV‘s This Morningand defended her right to have sex while breastfeeding her …

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You’ll be shocked by this bad breastfeeding advice

As if breastfeeding wasn’t a big enough challenge, lots of mums have to deal with outdated and incorrect advice about feeding their babies too. Mums in our popular breastfeeding group recently shared some of the worst tips they’ve been given, and we were shocked by what we read. There’s a lot of misinformation out there, so if you’re unsure about what you’ve been told …

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Why Women Are Criticizing This Dove Ad About Breastfeeding

An ad from Dove that ran in the U.K. has many people up in arms. In April, the company announced it was launching a new Baby Dove range of products. Dove promoted the line around the idea that it encourages parents to “trust their way.” One ad includes a photo of a crying baby and reads, “40% are for feeding him when …

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My partner begged me to stop breastfeeding

I remember it so clearly; I was in tears on the sofa with my boobs hanging out and my little man bunched up on my lap. I was crying, as I often was at the beginning of his life, and my partner was kneeling on the floor next to the sofa practically begging me to give Oscar a bottle and stop …

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Youtuber Defends Breastfeeding At The Same Time As Having Sex

A Youtuber mum who regularly makes videos about her openness to breastfeeding her kids to an older-than-usual age has now defended having sex while breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is the most natural way to feed a baby, it is how nature intended us to feed our children, and is scientifically proven to be the best nourishment for them, so it is shameful that our society is …

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Study Reveals the Unexpected Impact of Breastfeeding on Your Child’s Teeth

While it’s been proven that long-term breastfeeding can have some positive effects on your child including a reduced risk of obesity, a new study has analyzed the unexpected impact of breastfeeding on your child’s dental health. According to a study in the American Academy of Pediatrics journal, children who are breastfed for at least two years are more likely to have cavities than those who are …

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Natural is best! Australian mothers breastfeed their babies in series of spectacular photos to show ‘every milky goddess out there deserves to feel like one’

A series of stunning images showing women breastfeeding in iconic locations across Australia have been captured on camera. Victorian photographer Sarah Murnane, a mother-of-two, took many of the captivating images as part of The Australian Breastfeeding Project which she set up after the birth of her second child. ‘Every milky goddess out there deserves to feel like one,’ Ms Murnane wrote on …

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