One Mom’s Adventures in Breastfeeding and Nursing

by Nicholeon July 10,2012 in BreastfeedingHealth and WellnessMommy Care

The nursing relationship that I share with my 19-month-old son is precious to my family. Growing up in a rather conservative mid-western environment, I saw women breastfeed their young babies until about six months, but I mostly remember babies being fed with bottles of formula or with cow’s milk, not their own mother’s expressed milk. […]

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Significantly Reduce Breast Cancer Risk By Breastfeeding More Than Two Years

by Elizabethon January 02,2012 in BreastfeedingHealth and WellnessNatural Parenting Style

  In China, nursing a toddler is socially acceptable.  It is even perceived as desirable for a woman to nurse her baby for a long time.  A study published in the Journal of Epidemiology on lactating Chinese women shows a significant 50% reduction in risk of  developing breast cancer when a woman nurses for two […]

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