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Breastfeeding Today

Breastfeeding Today

Dear Readers
Dear Readers, The end of this very unusual year is approaching, a year that we will remember very well and that maybe some of us wish we could delete from... Read More

Breastfeeding Today

How Being an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Has Become My Dream Job
By Norma O. Escobar – Wilmington, North Carolina, USA   My first baby, Michael, was born in 1991. At around six months, when I finally felt confident enough to venture... Read More

Breastfeeding Today

Breastfeeding throughout Generations
By Zion Tankard – Raleigh, North Carolina, USA When I experienced my first pregnancy in 2010 with twins, I was both scared and excited. I had planned to do everything... Read More

Breastfeeding Today

Rooting Around: How a Nation Found Its Way Back to Breastfeeding
By Sarah Johnson – Naselle, Washington, USA For babies in 1973, lactation expert Karen Pryor had devastating news. “Fewer than 25% of the babies born in the United States are... 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...

Read Diana's Story

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