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Breastfeeding Today Previous Issues

Breastfeeding with Hypoplasia: Insufficient Glandular Tissue
Diana Cassar-Uhl, mph, IBCLC, usa Originally published January 2013, updated July 2016 and republished with the express permission of the author. “Maybe you just need to try a little harder.”... Read More

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Weaning Gently: Outgrowing the Need
TERESA PITMAN Originally published March 2015, updated May 2016 and republished with the express permission of the author. As my daughter Lisa’s fourth birthday approached, I thought it might be a... Read More

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The Mothering Ocean or Learning How to say Hello and Goodbye
Anna Burbidge, Leicestershire, UK Originally published in Parenting in 2013, first published in Breastfeeding Today in November 2014, republished with the express permission of the author. I’ve always loved the sea. I felt... Read More

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Breastfeeding for HIV-Positive Mothers
Pamela Morrison IBCLC Originally published November 2014,  updated and republished with the express permission of the author. Recommendations from global health authorities endorse exclusive breastfeeding for all babies for the... Read More

Our Impact

Parents like you. Sharing experiences like yours.

 

Elvira. Mother

Elvira. Mother

During the early days with my third baby, I felt a special connection in my heart and soul with my LLL colleagues and with all the mothers whose breastfeeding wisdom has been passed along.

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Dawn. Mother

Dawn. Mother

I know whenever I contact my [LLLI] friend and mentor Genny, she will have sound, reasonable, educated information to share. I appreciate her help with breastfeeding and mothering...

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Vanessa. Mother

Vanessa. Mother

None of the mothers in my family or my husband’s had ever breastfed. They disapproved of my desire to do so, explaining that it was too exhausting and telling me stories of women who failed.

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Diana. Mother

Diana. Mother

I was nervous that the [LLLI] moms would judge me badly for feeding my baby with a bottle, but they were incredibly supportive that I was still pumping, even though my baby wouldn’t nurse...

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