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KellyMom.com Children’s TV Showcasing Breastfeeding - Here are clips from Sesame Street episodes that talk about breastfeeding… Buffy breastfeeding Cody, from 1977: Maria breastfeeding Gabriela, from 1988: Moving away from Sesame Street for a moment, Mr. Rogers also talked about breastfeeding in Episode 1536 from 1984 (the nursing section starts about 2:40): This song by Joe Raposo from the mid-1980s also […]
KellyMom.com Sadness and depression during (and after) weaning - It's not unusual to feel tearful, sad or mildly depressed after weaning; some mothers also experience irritability or mood swings. These feelings are usually short-term and should go away in a few weeks, but some mothers experience more severe depression that requires treatment. What causes these moods swings, and are some mothers at greater risk?
KellyMom.com Sore nipples or breasts? Here’s help… - Some mothers never experience any nipple pain at all, but studies show that the majority of women in the US and other western countries do have some nipple pain in the beginning.  How do we tell the difference between this typical nipple pain and a problem that would benefit from expert help? What are common causes and solutions for breast pain in breastfeeding women?
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode Breastfeeding the Type 1 Diabetic Child - Information on managing breastfeeding when your breastfed child is diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.
Brittany12 Why I Celebrated World Breastfeeding Week - A mother's story of breastfeeding her baby with Type 1 diabetes.
Photo credit: Stephanie E What does a breastfeeding mother look like? - When you hear “breastfeeding mother,” what picture forms in your head?
© Julia Shilova - Fotolia.com What do health authorities say about breastfeeding past the first year? - The American Academy of Pediatrics supports breastfeeding past the first year and beyond...