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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. 1,975 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


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. 2,566 more words


A different kind of Christmas message

Please don’t be offended if you don’t receive a Christmas card from the Lawson house this year – we have made the decision not to buy any cards this season, but instead, we have taken the money we would usually spend on cards and postage, and made a donation to… 124 more words


Albuquerque Breastfeeding Support - La Leche League Leader Rachael Answers Questions

Breastfeeding is natural, but that doesn’t mean it’s instinctual, especially for new mothers. After the successful delivery of their first baby, many moms are surprised to face nursing challenges. 1,266 more words


Bribed to breastfeed

The dichotomy of breastfeeding and cash incentive schemes is hitting numerous headlines this week. Results from a pilot have been ‘successful’ according to Dr Clare Relton, from Sheffield University’s School of Health And Related Research public health section, who is running the scheme. 708 more words


Pin ups and calendar girls

They transformed not just our early days, but her following weeks and months … and now because of them, we’re still going strong, Hope still loves her milky and her ‘feeding times’ relax and calm both of us, quite aside from all the other positive health giving reasons to nurse beyond babyhood. 457 more words