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Breastfeeding in Public

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Breastfeeding in Public

“I’m new to the UAE, and expecting a baby.  I was wondering what the rules are about breastfeeding in public.  Is it allowed?”
As a member of an online breastfeeding support group, I often see messages like the one above. The great news is that both Islam and UAE society …

Don’t Panic, It’s Normal: 5 Common Breastfeeding Surprises

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Don’t Panic, It’s Normal: 5 Common Breastfeeding Surprises

Every mother and baby has a unique breastfeeding relationship. Babies and mothers have their own preferred positions, places, and habits while breastfeeding, and after the crazy first few weeks they find their groove and settle into a rhythm.
Occasionally, something may happen which seems to upset this rhythm. Often these “blips” …

Adventures in Breastfeeding

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Adventures in Breastfeeding

 
Before my son was born, breastfeeding always seemed like an alien activity that would come naturally to me. I realize the paradox now.
I always felt that, in essence, breastfeeding was the ejection of a bodily fluid. So how hard could it really be? Plus it was all part of nature’s health care plan …

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