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Breast or Bottle: La Leche League and Alcoholics Anonymous as Lay Health Movements

Editor’s Note: This post is from Contributing Editor Michelle McClellan.

I’ll begin with two anecdotes, the first of which is probably familiar to most… 1,170 more words


The Value of Breastfeeding Meetings in the Age of Social Networking

Dear young mother,
Q: Do you need to go to a meeting of Breastfeed USA or La Leche League?
A: If you think you need to, then you do. 636 more words


Mom breastfeeding six year old and say's she wont stop until daughter asks


Denise Sumpter’s daughter Belle is the oldest child in the UK known to be taking her mother’s milk

Bond: Denise says she and Belle have never been closer… 1,384 more words


Obsessive-Compulsive Narcissism

Two terms were hurtled at me this week, one from someone who knows me fairly well in terms of years and intimacy, and the other from one who doesn’t know me at all except through what others have said or written about me or by my blog. 1,974 more words


Looking for the Manual

     So after my debacle, which lasted a month, at the hospital I was literally handed a pile of discharge paperwork, asked to sign it and kicked out. 642 more words

First Time Parent

Breastfeeding and all that jazz

Even before I knew I was pregnant with Lilly, I knew that breastfeeding was something that I wanted to do. It was extremely important to me to breastfeed my child. 2,610 more words