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Born to be Breastfed

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June 30th 2014:Breastfeeding the Older Baby

Like other aspects of parenting, breastfeeding is dynamic. It changes over time. The newborn phase of 8 to 12 feedings in each 24-hour cycle doesn’t last forever (even if it may feel interminable during the first sleep-deprived days after baby’s birth!) What can mothers and fathers expect in terms of the child’s feeding and feeding-related needs and behaviors over time? How does breastfeeding continue to support the child over time? What are some of the typical challenges of a full-length breastfeeding relationship, from the first feeding through weaning? And why should you continue, anyway? J

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Linda J. Smith

Linda J. Smith is a lactation consultant, childbirth educator, author, and internationally-known consultant on breastfeeding and birthing. She is ILCA’s liaison to the World Health Organization’s Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and consultant to INFACT Canada/IBFAN North America. A former La Leche League Leader and Lamaze-certified Childbirth Educator, she provided education and support to diverse families over 35 years in 9 cities of North America. Linda has worked in a 3-hospital system in TX, a public health agency in VA, and as breastfeeding coordinator for the OH Dept. of Health. A founder of IBLCE, founder and past board member of ILCA, she is a delegate to the U.S. Breastfeeding Com
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