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Lori Jill Isenstadt from All About Breastfeeding is on a mission to normalize breastfeeding..... all around the world. Learn from mothers who are actively breastfeeding, sharing their personal stories of breastfeeding with ease and babies who just know exactly what to do. Hear intimate stories from mothers about their struggles and pain with breastfeeding. Everyday moms sharing extraordinary stories of what life was like behind their breastfeeding doors. Get help with common concerns such as low milk supply, oversupply, babies who are tongue and lip tied, premature babies, sick babies who are breastfeeding as well as babies who have had surgeries such as heart and cleft surgeries. Book authors and physicians who are huge breastfeeding supporters share their expertise as they all have a common interest. To normalize breastfeeding. Stories about mothering, parenting, pregnancy and postpartum are shared too.
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Now displaying: March, 2017
Mar 24, 2017

Extra nipples or breast tissue is fairly common.  It is a result of incomplete regression of the mammary ridge, also known as the milk line and happens the during development of the embryo before birth.

Mar 20, 2017

Jennifer Grayson is an environmental journalist and the author of Unlatched: The Evolution of Breastfeeding and the Making of a Controversy, out now from HarperCollins. Her writing and commentary have appeared in publications including The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, American Baby and The Huffington Post, where she wrote two long-running columns for the Green section. A leading expert on environmental issues, she has been featured by MSNBC, WGN and NPR, as well as numerous online outlets and blogs.

Mar 13, 2017

She also volunteers as social media manager for Circle of Peace International which is a nonprofit helping children in Uganda get a better education. She has numerous passions but most enjoys event planning and choreographing dance dramas. Her passion is to help other parents find that perfect balance between culture, parenting, and self.

Mar 10, 2017
Breastfeeding is not advisable if one or more of the conditions is true:
 
 
 
  1. An infant diagnosed with galactosemia, a rare genetic metabolic disorder
  2. The infant whose mother:
    • Has been infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
    • Is taking antiretroviral medications
    • Has untreated, active tuberculosis
    • Is infected with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I or type II
    • Is using or is dependent upon an illicit drug
    • Is taking prescribed cancer chemotherapy agents, such as antimetabolites that interfere with DNA replication and cell division
    • Is undergoing radiation therapies; however, such nuclear medicine therapies require only a temporary interruption in breastfeeding
 
The conditions I just listed will require you being advised by your healthcare professional
Mar 7, 2017

Sarah Fletcher is a twenty six year old mom she is a two time surrogate. She is from Oklahoma City she has breastfed two babies these two babies and she has breast fed her own nine year old daughter.

Mar 3, 2017

We can prepare up the wazoo and we can work like the dickens to prevent some things from happening, but realistically speaking... sometimes life just gets in the way and things happen and we find ourselves in a bit of a pickle.  We are going to address this too - because - life does get in the way of the best laid plans.  

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