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Breastfeeding Challenges Resource List

Adoptive Breastfeeding, Relactation, Induced Lactation, A Special Gift: Breastfeeding an Adopted Baby Breastfeeding an Adopted Baby and Relactation (La Leche League International Book) Thread prepared by Cathmac on MDC Stimulating Breastmilk Production Breastfeeding your Adopted Baby Adoptive Breastfeeding Notes from "Induced Lactation and Adoptive Nursing" Adoptive Breastfeeding: Nursing Max Allergies Please See the Allergy Forum on MDC Allergies and the Breastfeeding Family Dairy and other Food Sensitivities in Breastfed... read more

Breastfeeding Forum Resources And The Giant Breastfeeding Book List

Mothering Resources Breastfeeding articles Off-site Links La Leche League International Direct link to LLL FAQ, alphabetized by subject LLL online meetings and chats Find a LLL group or leader near you LLL: Breastfeeding and the Law Kellymom Marmet technique of manual expression (This is a PDF) Jack Newman's Breastfeeding Articles and Handouts Breastfeed After Reduction (BFAR) Medela Dr. Sears MOBI: A Yahoo group, Mothers Overcoming Breastfeeding Issues provide a supportive environment to mothers who are/were struggling with above-norm... read more

Child Led Weaning Resources

Here is a list of Resources for Child-led Weaning. Please feel free to pm your friendly forum moderator or an administrator if there is anything you would like added to the list. Mothering Articles Not Just for Babies: 10 Good Reasons to Breastfeed Your Toddler To Wean or Not to Wean: Who Says When Is Enough  "Mommy, I Want Nummies!" The Benefits of Nursing Past Three Extend Breastfeeding's Benefits Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy From Katherine Dettwyler, PhD A Natural Age of Weaning Frequency of Nursing in Other... read more

Lactivism Resources

This is a Resource intended to be a compilation of helpful MDC threads, Mothering articles and member-recommended websites to help promote and support breastfeeding advocacy. Please PM admin to nominate a helpful thread or website for inclusion. Thanks! Mothering Magazine Articles Lactation and the Law Ban the Bags Formula for Profit Case Closed: Breast if Best Breastfeeding, Biomonitoring and the Media A complete list of Mothering Lactivism articles can be found here. Helpful MDC Lactivism Threads Unwanted Formula Samples Online Lactivist... read more

What Do I Pack For A Hospital Birth

So many times women who are planning on delivering in a hospital ask, "What should I be packing for my hospital bag?". Many people have different things depending on what they prefer but the expectations are pretty simple for the most part. I have only ever had vaginal births so this article is based around a vaginal birth expectation. First of all, depending on where you are delivering, in the United States hospitals usually provide a lot of items that you and your baby will need for those few days you are staying there. A woman in Canada told me once that the... read more

NFP or FAM Methods While Breastfeeding

  • by JMJ

Lactational Amenorrhea Method - can be used for 6 months or until your first postpartum bleed after 56 days postpartum.  98-99% effective.  Lactational Amenorrhea may continue past 6 months, but the effectiveness of depending on it to prevent pregnancy is reduced.  Must use a different method after the return of menstruation.   Ecological Breastfeeding - close to 100% effective in the first 3 months, 99% effective in the second 3 months, 94% effective before your first postpartum bleed after 56 days postpartum.  Must use a different method after the return of... read more

Episode 1: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy

Welcome to the new Mothering podcast! Subscribe here to have Mothering’s newest audio content delivered to you as it is published. We kick off our podcast with “Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy,” a radio documentary by producer Vanessa Lowe, featuring the voices of fourteen women who have breastfed their children between one and four years. Extended breastfeeding is arguably among the most heated and controversial child rearing choices, occupying an emotionally fraught landscape along with co-sleeping, sleep training and discipline. The goal of this radio... read more

When Breastfeeding isn't Easy

by Sarah Juliusson of www.MamaRenew.ca – Find Mama Renew on Facebook & Twitter In honour of World Breastfeeding Week I want to explore a bit the emotional landscape of breastfeeding challenges. In a story I have seen repeated all too often, my early months of breastfeeding featured an achingly low milk supply, conflicting professional advice, and well-meaning but deeply hurtful commentary.  This blessed time in my life also included a not-so-nice dose of postpartum depression, a rented scale to measure intake, a supplementary nursing system, formula,... read more

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