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#1 of 7 Old 01-19-2010, 12:21 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I have a friend who is due with her second baby. She had a reduction surgery about 6 years ago and they did not do a pretty job, they also severed some ducts. She did lactate but didn't have the proper support to carry on too far. She is very excited to try again and is 5 months and is so proud to have colostrum. I remember when she had her last baby I had found a very highly recommended book here on the boars but don't remember what it is. Does anybody have any ideas of a confidence building book that can help her reach her goals? I'd really like to buy it for her after she has read the Womanly art of breastfeeding.
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This it?

http://www.bfar.org/book.shtml
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It might be, but if there are any others that come to mind I'd be happy to hear
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The book is called Making More Milk. I forget who the author is. Incredibly valuable info! I highly reccomend it.

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I second DEFINING YOUR OWN SUCCESS.
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Both are EXCELLENT books. Defining Your Own Success helps with coming to terms with what you can provide. Making More Milk can help you make more milk. I highly recommend MOBI Motherhood, as well (not a book, but a website). The website is http://www.mobimotherhood.org/MM/default.aspx. They also have a yahoo group with fantastically knowledgeable, non-judgemental, helpful people that your friend can join.
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I think "Making More Milk" is fabulous. She should have both, IMO!

I have to admit I have some reservations about "Defining Your Own Success". I recently worked with a mom who read this and interpreted it in such a way that she set such low expectations for herself that she did a lot of self-sabotage in the early weeks, so much so that it was ultimately insurmountable.

Just to put it out there.
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