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  • Re: are you up for some easy activism ?

    I have yet to give birth, but once I do I will gladly participate on your behalf!
    Posted to Breastfeeding (Forum) by Elaine1983 on 12-18-2012
  • Breastfeeding in public and etc along those lines as well

    Decided to make one thread on this then having separate one/s because its easier on everyone and including me. What are your view/s on all of this and this also goes for those close to you? How is all of this viewed where you live? F ound that I'm in the middle of this and have no clue which side...
    Posted to International Midwifery (Forum) by mybodymyself on 05-14-2011
  • Getting baby to gain weight.

    A doula client of mine had her first baby two weeks ago tomorrow. Baby was in NICU for nearly a week with lung problems and was IV fed. He went home last week and today at his check up they found he had lost 6 ounces. Doctor is saying that they need to formula feed and mom does not want to. She is to...
    Posted to Breastfeeding (Forum) by momofmany on 05-04-2009
  • Breastfeeding Problems! Help!

    Daughter is almost 4 months old. Her brother is 2 years old. He fed on breastmilk aggressively, loved feeding times and couldn't get enough. My daughter was finicky since birth. She has grown beautifully and seems to be in wonderful health. The issue now is when our schedualed feedings come around...
    Posted to Breastfeeding (Forum) by mainah on 04-29-2009
  • Belief in mother's diet affecting babies?

    Is there any good, solid evidence to show that what a mother consumes directly affects her baby via breastmilk? I see so many women fret over their "fussy" babies, cutting out dairy, wheat, citrus, etc., assuming that it's what they're eating. I am not finding good resources on this...
    Posted to Breastfeeding (Forum) by pamela.midwife on 03-20-2009
  • Re: Herbs while breastfeeding

    Nursing Mother's Herbal Is a great book. You can actually read some about echinacea and goldenseal here
    Posted to Breastfeeding (Forum) by Hypnomama on 03-11-2009
  • Re: Adoptive Breastfeeding

    Hi Mary, I've done this. The birth was at home. Birthing woman had a hx of pph so it was imp that she nurse the baby to prevent bleeding. Adopting mother "caught" the baby---that was lovely. Both women were naked together in the water tub with baby between them, adopting Dad looking on...
    Posted to Breastfeeding (Forum) by GloriaLemay on 02-19-2009
  • are you up for some easy activism ?

    Dear all -- I am Emma Kwasnica, tandem-nursing mother, currently pregnant with our third (what's the word for when you have *three* nurslings ? Tri-andem-nursing ? ;-) ). I am an aspiring midwife, BF Counselor, Childbirth Educator, and I currently am fighting for 'informed choice' for all...
    Posted to Breastfeeding (Forum) by Emma Kwasnica on 02-18-2009
  • Not Enough Milk?

    What is causing this epidemic of “not enough milk” in mothers who are trying to breastfeed? I am glad that it didn’t happen before the invention of artificial baby milk formula, because if it had, a lot of us probably would not exist today. In fact, the human population would undoubtedly be much smaller...
    Posted to Jan Tritten's Blog (Weblog) by Anonymous on 12-21-2008
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