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Tales and Woes of a Bashful Breastfeeder

Breastfeeding has worked for my babies and me. I’m grateful for the financial savings and for the extra calories burned, for the snuggles and for the convenience of just being able to feed on demand, regardless of time or place, since my breasts are with me at all times — except I don’t use that […]

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When Nursing Bites

Biting. I was in denial about it. My son would never bite me. His disposition is too sweet. Then, it happened. The excruciating bite followed by a sly little smile. I yelled and he cried. It was brutal. Now my breath catches when he pauses during nursing. Will he just swallow or are his teeth […]

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How Breastfeeding Worked for Us (sort of)

Editor’s Note: Earlier this week, we shared a contributor piece about why her unique parenting experience was not conducive to breastfeeding. Today’s post is about how a different contributor made breastfeeding work for her family despite early struggles. We’re all about sharing different voices on similar subjects, so we would love to hear what you think!  It’s […]

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