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All About Breastfeeding

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: May, 2017
May 22, 2017

Peggy's Background - People who know her now would be surprised to learn about the family that she grew up in. Her father was in the military and they moved around a lot.  Her family were strict Catholics. She had a pretty conservative up bringing.  She loved moving around and learning about other places, but moving around was very hard emotionally.  Her parents fought a lot and drank a lot and there was domestic violence in her family. She had a lot of early experiences that made her feel like she would not be a good mother.  Mothering for her was a way to sure her way up with information and research.  She was networking before the word was popular.  This was how she set myself up to be the parent I wanted to be because I did not have a good role model.

May 19, 2017

I know that as an IBCLC, I should probably stick to the letter of the law, so to speak and correct moms who say they are tandem nursing their twins.  They are happy.  They are proud.  They are doing this extraordinary act of taking care of their little ones.  The last thing I am going to do is make a big stink about the correctness of the definition.  I just want them to enjoy themselves and feel proud of what they are doing. 

May 16, 2017
The technical definition is nursing 2 different children of 2 different ages.
However, we both agree, putting labels aside, that any mom who is nursing 2 children at once and feels she is tandem nursing, 
 
Let's support her with breastfeeding and allow her the space to call it whatever she pleases.  If we are helping her, our focus is on what she is doing rather then labels and definitions
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