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Breastfeeding Awareness Month

10 Truths For Breastfeeding Mothers

Mama Bean | Posted 08.06.2014 | Parents
Mama Bean

In no other situation would it be OK to walk into a room full of strangers and say, "Hi, I'm Louise, the one with the bleeding nipples." Never before would I have imagined that that particular sentence would have left my mouth (at all, let alone in public.)

10 Breastfeeding Myths That Won't Go Away

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.01.2014 | Parents

There is a lot of really good, really helpful information about breastfeeding out there. But between the Internet and the abundance of insights from w...

Catherine Pearson

I Had To Change My Diet To Breastfeed My Baby

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.15.2013 | Parents

Lauren, 31, was a relatively healthy eater who never particularly worried about what she could or couldn't eat until her son Joel, now 2, started havi...

How I Breastfed My Adopted Baby

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.13.2013 | Parents

Allison, 40, has three children -- a 6-year-old, a 2-year-old and a newborn adopted son. In the latest installment in our "Breastfeeding Chronicles" s...

Nobody Warned Me About Trying To Nurse With My Disease

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.08.2013 | Parents

Kristen, 43, is a professor and mother of three who, like a true academic, inhaled every bit of information she could find on breastfeeding and its be...

Catherine Pearson

Why I Used Donor Milk To Help Feed My Twins

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.06.2013 | Parents

Breastfeeding her twins -- a boy and a girl, born two weeks early -- mattered very much to Melissa, 38, a special education teacher from North Carolin...

Breastfeeding Safely: Boosting Supply in a Time of Demand

Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC | Posted 10.14.2012 | Parents
Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC

More and more nursing moms are turning to drugs to help them produce more milk. This form of "extreme breastfeeding" is becoming more popular -- but is it worth the risk?