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Once I became pregnant I knew that I…

Tiffany

Once I became pregnant I knew that I would breastfeed if I could. But I never even imagined the concept that I would actually find joy in it. And yet, there is really nothing sweeter. I will always have fond memories of sitting up in the middle of quiet nights with my baby while he […]

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I nursed both of my babies, the first…

Grace

I nursed both of my babies, the first until the age of one year and the second until 18 months. I loved breastfeeding. It was the sweetest, most natural interaction between mother and child. The world seems to narrow in scope, to just you and your child. To me, breastfeeding is just another form of […]

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My first child, my son, was only able…

Georgia

My first child, my son, was only able to nurse for 6 weeks. My nipples were flat, and then they cracked & bled. It wasn’t pretty. With my daughter that didn’t happen — Lansinoh was my best friend then! My daughter nursed for 2 1/2 years.

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I actually HAD boobs for about a year…

Genesis

I actually HAD boobs for about a year while I nursed, but they weren’t very sexual…they were nourishment. I did enjoy fitting into my clothing for once. I wish someone had told me how completely painful and uncomfortable nursing would be in the beginning. I had milk up to my collarbone; you’d think SOMEONE would […]

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Learning to breastfeed my son was difficult, but…

Fern

Learning to breastfeed my son was difficult, but not because it hurt, but rather my breasts were so big – as big as my little guys head! I went to a lactation nurse who taught me how to position my son. It worked and I was able to nurse him until he was 15 months! […]

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