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The Breastfeeding Chronicles

Catherine Pearson

There Is A Story Behind Why I Formula Feed

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.10.2013 | Parents

Jordan, a 28-year-old first-time, working mom from Arizona, intended to breastfeed her son Liam, now 5 months. But blistered nipples, coupled with the...

Catherine Pearson

I Pumped For My Micro-Preemie

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.08.2013 | Parents

It took Amy, a married software developer, seven years and multiple rounds of IVF to get pregnant with her daughter, who is now 2. Amy had hoped to ha...

Catherine Pearson

How I Nursed After Breast Cancer

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.05.2013 | Parents

Karey was diagnosed with breast cancer when her first baby, a girl, was just 7 months old. In this installment of The Breastfeeding Chronicles, the 31...

The Breastfeeding Chronicles: 'You Can Be A Hybrid Feeder!'

Posted 09.03.2013 | Parents

Ashleigh, 32, is a California-based, stay-at-home mom and blogger. She has a son who is 3 years old and a daughter who is almost 4 months old. In the ...

Catherine Pearson

I'm Ready To Wean My 2-Year-Old

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.28.2013 | Parents

Initially, Wendy's goal was to breastfeed her son, Hunter, for six months. But now he's 2 years old and they're still going, says the 43-year-old, ful...

Catherine Pearson

'My Son Didn't Completely Latch Until He Was 4 Months Old'

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.25.2013 | Parents

Emily's son is now a perfectly healthy toddler, but he spent his first month in the hospital with serious cardiac problems, unable to nurse because it...

Catherine Pearson

Why We Need To Hear More Positive Breastfeeding Stories

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.22.2013 | Parents

Claudia, 32, a Chicago-based bankruptcy attorney, has a 3-year-old daughter she nursed for more than 10 months, until she got pregnant with her second...

Catherine Pearson

'I'm The Only Person I Know Who Has Tandem Nursed'

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.19.2013 | Parents

It's a prospect many women never consider: What would it be like to breastfeed two children -- born years apart -- at the same time? In the latest ins...

The Breastfeeding Chronicles: 'There Were Several Days When I Was Just Crying'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.02.2013 | Parents

The United States Breastfeeding Committee has named August National Breastfeeding Month, a time to focus on protecting and supporting breastfeeding in...