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Nipple Shields - Friend or Foe!

To use or not to use, that is the question! An attempt at humour by borrowing from Shakespeare but a vexed and often asked one. Also one that often has health professionals in divided camps, which can make advice to mothers confusing and contradictory. 660 more words

Part I: The Quitter's Guide to Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding. To some, it comes easy. To me, it sucked bad.

My husband, Enrique-  If it wasn’t for him, I would not be breastfeeding. He was literally standing behind me, like Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore a la Ghost (but way less romantic), looking over my shoulder holding my boob to make sure the angle was right to get Miss Anna to latch. 1,300 more words