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Benefits of extended breastfeeding

When I wrote last week about breastfeeding a toddler, I was very conscious that I was merely looking to capture my experience. There are many reasons why a mother might choose to breastfeed her child or not, and many more that will influence how long that aspect of their relationship continues. 752 more words

My breastfeeding journey

My breast feeding journey began with Daniyal almost 6 years ago.

It is something I will always remember.

For me there was never a question as to whether I’d want to give it a try or setting a time limit on how long I’d stick it out. 146 more words


The Art of Breastfeeding

Because it is an art.

I will admit that it wasn’t an easy start to our little man’s life. We had a difficult time in the hospital trying to get him to latch. 611 more words


Building Your Breastfeeding Village

Lauren Guy, IBCLC, RLC

It takes a village to feed a baby, even when you’re the only one providing the food! While many new parents will nurse their babies with ease, most get some kind of support from a nurse, a doula, a friend, or a lactation consultant. 849 more words


Tear-Sheet Toolkit, The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding 8th edition, Chapter 20. Sometimes you don't want a whole book.

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding is an incredible resource for pregnant woman and mothers of newborns (note, I didn’t say new moms as it is a great resource for woman who have older children too). 138 more words