Month: August 2015

A Successful Breastfeeding Story

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After a very interesting and beautiful birth, our first latch was what dreams are made of. She had a big, wide-open mouth, perfect positioning: a perfect, painless latch. I was glowing with pride as I watched (and heard) my sweet baby getting a nice full belly.   We spent two full days in the hospital, mostly […]

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My Hypnotic Childbirth

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I want to tell you all my birth story, but before I do I want to tell you about the self-hypnosis method called hypnobabies that I used for an easy, comfortable childbirth. Hypnobabies is a self-hypnosis technique taught by certified hypnosis instructors to help women who are planning for natural childbirth have a more easy, comfortable birth. […]

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Breastfeeding and Work: How to make it work?

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The slogan of the 2015 World Breastfeeding Week “Breastfeeding and Work: Let’s Make it Work!” was a very accurate approach for the millions of working women around the world who seek ways to continue the beautiful bond they’ve made with their children through breastfeeding. There are many challenges women come across when trying to keep a breastfeeding relationship with […]

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Five Reasons to support Child-Led Weaning

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If you are already breastfeeding, or pregnant and considering breastfeeding your child to be, the subject of weaning may have already come up. The pressure is on as people begin to ask “So, how long do you plan to breastfeed?”  You quickly find yourself trying to come up with a concrete answer.   The beauty […]

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The Almighty Tandem Breastfeeding

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Oh, how I would have loved to been able to tandem breastfeed my two babies. First, let me say how grateful I am that I have successfully been able to breastfeeding both my babies. My relationship with breastfeeding at the start with my son was not easy, but I love challenges and this was one […]

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