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Breastfeeding On a Vegan Diet

Mothers, and others, often wonder if a vegan diet is sufficient to support the nutritional needs of a breastfeeding mother and her baby.  It may be useful to consider that in many parts of the world, a vegan diet is the norm and mothers and babies in those cultures have been healthy for thousands of years. 525 more words


Why I'm Night Weaning My Toddler

I’ve already posted about all the initial struggles with breastfeeding. How I just set in my mind I was going to breastfeed and pushed through all the it all. 1,639 more words


2,000 Days of Breastfeeding

Of the last 2,000, not one day has been spent without a child at my breast.  That’s approximately 5 1/2 years, the age of my eldest, Arlo. 523 more words

La Leche League Conference

last weekend I attended some bits of the So Cal/Nevada LLLConference. I had been so excited to go, and I wish I had felt more comfortable so that I could have stayed for more of it. 69 more words


PHL Airport Unveils New Breastfeeding Area: Clean, Private, and Equipped

By Kim Glovas

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Philadelphia International Airport has unveiled a new mother’s nursing station.

The station is located in the corridor connecting terminals A and B, beyond the security checkpoints. 132 more words


Watching baby's weight

I have a demon that sits around the corner, watchful and waiting. This particular demon introduced himself when my son was two days old and my midwife’s eyes became deep with worry as she said, 579 more words

Lessons Learned

Mothering and Baby’s Response to Pain

There is ongoing debate about whether the presence of the mother and/or breastfeeding helps babies cope with painful medical procedures. Thankfully this question is being studied by researchers. 464 more words