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Breast Health in Lactating Women by Anne M. Montgomery, MD, IBCLC, from Breastfeeding Abstracts, May 2001, Volume 20, Number 4, pp. 27-28.
Helping Large-Breasted Mothers by Bonnie Tilson
Nursing Tips for the Large Breasted Mother by Anne Smith, IBCLC
My doctor said I have inverted or flat nipples. Can I still breastfeed my baby? from La Leche League International
Flat or Inverted Nipples by Anne Smith, IBCLC
Is There Sex after Babies? LLLI FAQ
Breastfeeding and Vaginal Dryness by Paula Yount
Making It Work: Not in the Mood from New Beginnings, Vol. 18 No. 2, March-April 2001, pp. 67-68
Breastfeeding and Sexuality (LLLI publication 926-17) is a pamphlet available from LLLI
Not specific to breastfeeding moms…
How to Have a Happy Marriage When You’re Busy Being Parents by Elizabeth Pantley
Your Marriage After Baby: 6 Solutions to Common Problems by Pamela Stock
Body Modification and Breastfeeding: What You Need to Know by Robyn Roche-Paull, from New Beginnings, Vol. 29 No. 4, 2009, p. 4-8.
Nipple Piercing: Is It Compatible with Breastfeeding? by Jahaan Martin, from LEAVEN, Vol. 35 No. 3, June-July 1999, pp. 64-65
Garbin CP, Deacon JP, Rowan MK, Hartmann PE, Geddes DT. Association of Nipple Piercing With Abnormal Milk Production and Breastfeeding. JAMA. 2009;301(24):2550-2551.
I have pierced nipples. Can I nurse my baby? by Anne Smith, IBCLC
Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, and Breastfeeding by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, from LEAVEN, Vol. 36 No. 1, February-March 2000, pp. 3-4.
Fitting Breastfeeding into Your Life (mothers with chronic illnesses) by Judy Minami, from LEAVEN, Vol. 36 No. 1, February-March 2000, p. 5.
Helping the Visually Impaired or Blind Mother Breastfeed by Cynthia Good Mojab, from Leaven, Vol. 35 No. 3, June-July 1999, pp. 51-56.
Through the Looking Glass supports families with disabilities. Although this website does not appear to address breastfeeding, their publications on adaptive baby care equipment may be useful for disabled mothers.
See also Health issues and breastfeeding
Healing Through Breastfeeding: A Sexual Abuse Survivor by Nikki Patrick
Breastfeeding and the Sexual Abuse Survivor by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, from Breastfeeding Abstracts, May 1998, Volume 17, Number 4, pp. 27-28.
Breastfeeding and the Sexual Abuse Survivor by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, from Leaven, Vol. 33 No. 2, April-May 1997, p. 27.
The Long Shadow: Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, Ph.D., IBCLC. Chapter from: The hidden feelings of motherhood: Coping with mothering stress, depression and burnout. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 2001.