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Lactation nation

A few things I wish the breast-feeding advocates had told me

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By Joanna Weiss
February 19, 2006

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THERE WERE many times, in my early days of breast-feeding, when I seriously wondered how our species had survived. Those dreamy videos they showed us at the hospital had little to do with the reality most new moms I knew were living. Ours was a world of pain, of gel pads and nipple shields and hissing mechanical pumps that looked ... (Full article: 728 words)

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