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does breastfeeding really hurt?

I'm an expecting mom and I plan on breastfeeding. I have heard horror stories about how it really hurts. Is this true? If so, does the pain ever go away?

Started by Heather on 07/28/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 06/06/2011 by Angela

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strep B

My sister and I are due within two weeks of each other. She called today and said they did a test and she had a urinary tract infection and traces of strep B. Anyone know what...

181

"Why breastfeeding is overrated"

This article is rather long so I only pasted the first couple paragraphs. Have at it, ladies! "Joan B. Wolf is an assistant professor of women’s studies at Texas A&M...

Started by Kate CP on 02/03/2011 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 04/21/2011 by Iris

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Breastfeeding. Should there be a choice?

This is just something thats been going through my head. I want a healthy, not offensive response. I understand a lot of women STRUGGLE with breastfeeding. I know for a FACT a...

Started by Corrie on 05/01/2011 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 05/02/2011 by Isobel

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Breastfeeding or Formula Feeding...

So this isn't really a question, but a semi rant. I am 100% pro breastfeeding. I breastfed until my son was 13.5 months and wish I did it longer. And that is where my rant...

Started by Momof1 on 05/23/2011 in Debating Mums!

Last update on 05/26/2011 by Mandie

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How many moms are still breastfeeding?

My daughter will be 8 months on 18 January and I am still breastfeeding her. I get some weird looks when I nurse her in public, but she is healthy and still growing really...

Started by Lacey on 01/06/2012 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 07/13/2013 by Kealohilani

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Breastfeeding Advice

Hi All, Well the reason i am posting is all in the title of the post. I would really like to try & breastfeed my son. Now my age being 21 i do not many people that have...

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Too early to introduce solids??

Would you introduce a small amount of solids to your 2 month old baby if your pediatrician advised you to?? One small bowl of plain rice cereal once a day.

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Not enjoying breastfeeding

I am really wanting to give my baby only breastmilk, but I really hate breastfeeding. It's such a struggle for me to let her latch, and I've been using a shield every time. We...

111

Do you comfort nurse?

Ive realized there are two schools of thought when it comes to breastfeeding: 1) breastfeed whenever your baby will take it (for food, comfort ect) 2) only breastfeed when they...

Started by Becky on 09/24/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 10/07/2010 by Melissa

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Did anyone else mourn their c-section?

Some of my local mommy groups raved about hypnobirthing and their all natural births and all I could do was go home a cry because I had mega drugs to have a c-section and felt...

Started by Katie on 11/22/2008 in C-sections

Last update on 02/15/2014 by Kathryncarr

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Low Breastfeeding Rates

Based off the previous post: YIKES! by Tara Wilson March 22, 11:21 pm Why do you think so many women in the Unites States don't start or give up on breastfeeding? I know one...

Started by Hannah on 03/25/2010 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 06/13/2012 by Kel80