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Friday's Child: The Heartbreaking Story of a Mother's Love and a Family's Loss

I've mentioned Childbed Fever (Peurperal sepsis), a complication of pregnancy on this blog before and thought I'd let regular visitors know that Ben Palmer, whose wife Jessica tragically died from this dreadful illness, has recently had his book Friday's Child: The Heartbreaking Story of a Mother's Love and a Family's Loss, published.

I bought a copy last week and was absolutely glued to it all weekend. I came away from it on Sunday night feeling that Ben was so right in the actions he took when he sued the NHS for not caring for his wife adequately and for letting her down when she most needed them.

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Carnival of Breastfeeding: Learning About Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Welcome to the September Carnival of Breastfeeding the theme of which is Learning about Breastfeeding.

The Perfect Breastfeeding Teacher

Looking back, breastfeeding was very much a learning experience for me... but fortunately I had the best possible teacher, my baby daughter!

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Join September's Breastfeeding Carnival: Learning about Breastfeeding

Learning about breastfeedingFor September's Breastfeeding Carnival we want to hear your experiences of  learning about breastfeeding.

You may choose to write about:

  • How you learned what you needed to know about breastfeeding
  • Breastfeeding education in schools and colleges
  • Your experiences in breastfeeding classes or breastfeeding support groups
  • Training to become a breastfeeding peer support worker, consultant of La Leche League leader

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