Mothering Your Nursing Toddler

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La Leche League International, Jan 1, 2000 - Family & Relationships - 308 pages
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The classic handbook for mothers who breastfeed their children past infancy in an updated and expanded edition. Norma Jane Bumgarner puts the experience of nursing an older baby or child in perspective, within the context of the entire mother-child relationship. She cites biological, cultural, and historical evidence in support of extended breastfeeding and shares stories gleaned from thousands of families for whom breastfeeding and natural weaning have been the norm.

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User Review  - Mrsf3 - Goodreads

The writing style didn't particularly appeal to me, but the content was encouraging and much appreciated nonetheless. Read full review

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User Review  - Crystal - Goodreads

I found most of this book to be outdated. I'd love for it to be updates like the Womanly Art of Breastfeeding was. It could be so useful and helpful. Instead, I found it to be just mediocre. Read full review

Contents

part one Nursing Your Toddler Why?
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NursingStill the Best for Your Child
23
NursingStill the Best for Yourself
49
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About the author (2000)

Bumgarner, mother of four, and grandmother of three (and still counting), is a La Leche League Leader Alumna who served as a Group Leader, then Area Coordinator of Leaders for Oklahoma, and later as a Regional Administrator of Leaders for Latin America and the West Indies. Recently graduated with a Masters in Journalism, she serves as an adjunct instructor at the University of Oklahoma.

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