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BREASTFEEDING GRADUATE

'It can be done'

A photo showing a mum breastfeeding her baby on her graduation day has gone viral, drawing thousands of comments of support for the young mum.

Why I breastfed my 3-year-old

At first, the idea of using my breasts to feed someone else seemed so far removed from my experience that it was like science fiction.

Mothers told to breastfeed in toilet

A British cafe has come under fire for telling mothers to breastfeed in the 'spacious disabled toilet' rather than at their table.

School bans breastfeeding mum

A US mother has been banned from her local primary school after arguing with the principal about breastfeeding at a school sports event.

Breastfeeding disagreement

My husband and I decided I would breastfeed for a year. But now I'm miserable and want to stop - my husband is pushing me to keep going.

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Emily Wax-Thibodeaux

Why I didn't breastfeed

The mothers in my Baby & Me Yoga Fit, class looked down from their tree poses, surprised as I poured some instant formula into a bottle.

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding or bottle?

For some women the 'breast is best' mantra has unintended consequences - provoking feelings of guilt, shame and failure.

Breast milk the latest trend for fitness fantatics

Breast milk is often described as liquid gold, but should health fanatics really be drinking it?

Breastfeeding screen 'distressing'

Woman was uncomfortable breastfeeding at work with only a screen for privacy, ERA told.

Breastfeeding and weightloss

'If you keep breastfeeding your body will spring back in no time,' said the midwife.

Breastfeeding: What you need to know

It is important to understand the difficulties that may be experienced with breastfeeding, how to overcome them, where to get help when you need it, and if necessary, who you can talk to about alternatives to breastfeeding.

Common breastfeeding problems

Just like learning a new dance, you and your tiny partner can take a little while to get 'in step' together.

When breastfeeding doesn't come easily

As much as I still believe in the importance and benefits of breastfeeding I also believe in the value of a happy mum. And if that mum is in tears every day due to pain and stress, how can that be what’s best for her or her child?

Breastfeeding linked to fewer infections

Breastfeeding is known to help ward off infections among infants, but a new study suggests that protection may be much longer lasting

Why I didn't breastfeed

The mothers in my Baby & Me Yoga Fit, class looked down from their tree poses, surprised as I poured some instant formula into a bottle.

Breast or bottle: Guilt-free feeding

The "breast is best" mantra can have unintended consequences. For some, it provokes guilt, shame and feelings of failure.

Why I breastfed my 3-year-old

I didn't set out to be a marathon breastfeeder. In fact, when I first found out I was pregnant, I was ambivalent about breastfeeding

50 years of La Leche

It's a chilly spring morning, but there is warmth in the room, a hubbub of mothers, babies and toddlers, a La Leche meeting.

ALYSSA MILANO

Alyssa shares breastfeeding pic

Alyssa Milano has shared a black and white photo of her breastfeeding her baby daughter.

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding linked to fewer infections

Breastfeeding is known to help ward off infections among infants, but a new study suggests that protection may be much longer lasting.

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