Category: Breastfeeding challenges
Dawn’s Story — Breastfeeding with confidence
Nadirah’s Story — It just seemed natural
Nadirah is the mother of a 16 month old girl, who is an avid nursling. Nadirah blogs about her views on motherhood at Nad and Zara Take on the World, and recently self-published a book of motivational essays, On All the Things That Make Me Beautiful. Continue reading
Kira’s Story: Persevering through a rough start
Kira shares her story of persevering through tremendous difficulty in order to successfully breastfeed her now 10 month old son. Kira blogs about being “a modern woman with old fashioned tendencies” at Just Like June. Continue reading
Karianna’s Story – “Remember, it’s called breastfeeding…not nipple feeding”
Karianna is the mother of two girls – a 10 month old who is currently breastfeeding and a three year old who recently weaned. Karianna blogs about her life, motherhood, breastfeeding, feminism, faith and other passionate topics at Caffeinated Catholic Mama. Continue reading
Ruthie’s Story – Preparation is key to success
Ruthie is the mother of four children, ages 12, 10, 22 months and 8 months. She breastfed each of her three oldest children for more than a year and is currently breastfeeding her youngest. Continue reading
Christina’s Story: An interest in birth led to an interest in breastfeeding
Christina is the mother of two sons ages 5 years 5 months and 2 years 10 months. She breastfed both of them for approximately two years each. You can find her occasionally blogging about her life at lafemmedesfemme. Continue reading
Article: BEST for babies
via chapelhillnews.com | BEST for babies.
“It’s really hard as an African-American mom, particularly in the South in this country, to get the support for breastfeeding,” she said. “I didn’t know anyone who was African-American who breastfed until me.”
Erykah’s Story: Breastfeeding saved my son’s life
Erykah is the soon-to-be mother of six children: a now 11 year-old who was breastfed for 16 weeks, a (step)daughter, twins who were breastfed for 19 months, and an 18 month-old son who just weaned due to Erykah’s current pregnancy.
Erykah’s determination to breastfeed her youngest son literally saved his life.
You can read Erykah’s family adventures at her blog, Catastrophe Out On the Lawn.