Breastfeeding, also known as nursing, is the feeding of babies and young children with milk from a woman's breast. Health professionals recommend that breastfeeding. South Africa Demographic and Health Survey Key Indicator Report, Statistics South Africa Published by Statistics South Africa, Private Bag X44, Pretoria Trans women, individuals who were assigned male at birth but identify and live as women, CAN breastfeed. It is possible, and totally awesome! Health care providers. About Mission Women's Health. The extraordinary medical staff of Mission Women’s Health will help guide you through your unique care needs and health choices with.
But it's actually a known side effect.
SO even if you are against breastfeeding in public use a breast pump and give the baby bottled form. I am printing out this post to keep for her - you never know if this will be around on the internet in 20 or 30 years. But really, who in the world would think it abnormal to nurse a baby???!!! Alexis Kimberly 16 December at It's ever so important.Extraordinary Breastfeeding features three women at different stages of the breastfeeding cycle and questions why there is such a stigma attached to the amount of.
Though I most likely have a Y chromosome, after four years of estrogen and progesterone, my breasts are decidedly female: Sherrie 11 May at It's 'Mama' and 'Mommy' to our little one and everyone else. Hopefully, our society will get past the dogmas of today and be capable of working great masterpieces of science to better the lives of those yet to be born.
About Mission Women's Health. It just makes transexuals look petty. Just food for thought.
Sorry if this makes me "look petty" - I assure you, I am anything but!! I breastfed both of mine, and know how rewarding it is, and feel that if she wants to breastfeed, she should.
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Breastfeeding is so worth fighting for, and it's great to hear it went so well for you. What a wonderful resource of information for so many.
All of my kids were breastfed, but all were weaned around the same time they would have been if they had been bottle fed. Becca 10 May at It takes more than nursing one kid or googling about something to be rambling advice and passing judgement. Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding «web site + 10 step video series Babies who are breastfed are generally healthier and achieve optimal growth and development.
Typo-corrected version of the comment I removed above! My opinion fuck society fuck people, do what suits you and is whats best for your baby.
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On to the positives! For several years I have tried to lactate as I have heard many of girls do feel the urge to make milk because it helps us feel more like real genetic woman- plus it raises a girls libedo to the max.
Feyheart Moonsong 10 May at Anonymous 26 May at Yes, many adoptive mothers induce lactation and breastfeed.
We deal with enough transphobia all the time, the last thing we need is to see it in a super posi article like this. May be it was just an active member or something?!
Also I always believe a woman when she sais she has hot knockers on the internet. I am so glad that you found this post helpful!
Hollis Lichen 23 May at Sarah 24 May at I was raised to know that breastfeeding is not something only women can do. You cannot relate it to farting and burping. My breasts are still filling-out and I will induce lactation to bring them to TS-5 maturity. Love love love this!
I'm assuming you both have names, and I'm sure they could be used when addressing you. Alex Anderson 7 February at But no one wants to watch you do it while you scream out how natural it is and how amazing your ta-tas are. Free Adult Breastfeeding Welcome.
That makes absolutely no sense to me its so against nature to think otherwise. Leena 11 July at I honestly felt a lot of empathy likely because I could find myself in the same situation should I ever decide to be a parent.
The only way to make LLL better is for all breastfeeding mothers to become members - could you imagine the knowledge they would have then to share? Thank you, thank you, thank you for writing this post, for having this blog, and for Sarah for sharing her story. Remember, women breastfeeding babies they didn't give birth to has been part of human culture since the dawn of our species and indeed is present in almost all mammals - we've just refined the process a bit.
Not every action a women presents has to be classified as sexual or indecent.
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The extraordinary medical staff of Mission Women’s Health will help guide you through your unique care needs and health choices with. You can check it out here: Riza 29 May at I may not be able to bear a child, but I want to at least be able to nurse one. You might like to contact a lady by the name of Beth Blair for sound, experiential, - tried and proven - protocols for inducing and maintaining transgender lactation.
Im not sure if these medications metabolis quickly and do not appear in the milk or if u pumped around doses Get a grip people. That is one of the things I always wanted to do. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) - MIBridges Partners.