Thursday's Tip

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There are as many ways to be a mother as there are mothers and almost as many ways to breastfeed. We hope you will find postings here that resonate with you, inform you or get you thinking. We look forward to hearing your thoughts.

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Nursing through pregnancy; is it possible?

When a woman finds out she is pregnant and she is already nursing a little one both she and others may question whether nursing during the pregnancy should continue.

Most mothers find that... Read more

Emily nursing

Weathering Through the Storm of Parenting in an Interracial Marriage... Read more

If our breastfeeding hopes or intentions don’t come to fruition, we can struggle with various feelings. One author looks at steps which can help mothers understand the root of their feelings and give them tools to taking steps forward to deal... Read more

Travelling with your breastfed baby should be less of an ordeal and more of an experience. Read more about one mother's experience in today's blog... Read more

Is it necessary to wean before having a medical diagnostic scan or x-ray? In most situations, weaning is not necessary. Read more in today's blog... Read more

Explaining breastfeeding to a child unfamiliar with it can be simple - one beautiful child's response: It IS kind of magical! One Mother shares this experience in today's blog... Read more

Our holiday gift to you: A cute holiday tune to sing to your baby based on the music of "The 12 Days of Christmas".  Read it or sing it in this week's blog... Read more

Sometimes breastfeeding families are challenged with thoughtless remarks by others. Today's blog shares response tips for these types of comments. Read more in "Dealing With Thoughtless Remarks"... Read more

"In my mind, these three very different breastfeeding experiences serve as a strong indication that lactation really is a super power!" says one mother who shares her personal story in this week's blog "Breastfeeding is My Superpower".  Read... Read more

My breastfeeding journey began when I gave birth to my first daughter, Tayla. I was 21 years old and completely naive about breastfeeding. I had no role models, support or information, I just somehow knew I was going to do it. My nipples were... Read more

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