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This book is a complete eye opener to those of us who know next to nothing about lactating breasts (and probably to those who do).
Through anecdotes, articles and email questionnaires Fiona Giles leads us through the magical world of women, their breasts and mothers' milk. Stories by women who have experienced everything that can go wrong with breast feeding are somehow reassuring rather than frightening.
I have learnt so much: I had no idea that you can breastfeed even if you've never been pregnant, or that lactation is controlled by completely different hormones to menopause. Nor did I realise that breastfeeding is anything other than a natural, relatively simple process; I… Read more