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Breastfeeding Today

Breastfeeding Today

Dear Readers
Welcome to this new issue of Breastfeeding Today! Let’s start with our poetry column and the emotional rhymes from Ann Calandro’s poem, A Letter to My Four Children: “At first,... Read More

Breastfeeding Today

Parenting Post COVID-19: Breastfeeding and Beyond
By Chapel Taylor-Olsen – Utah, USA We’ve ended up with a distorted sense of time after the last year and a half, but the world didn’t actually stop. It is... Read More

Breastfeeding Today

Why Infant Reflux Matters
By Carol Smyth – Ballyclare, IBCLC, Northern Ireland If you have a new baby, it is likely you’ve heard about reflux or gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). Many mothers worry about... Read More

Breastfeeding Today

A Letter to My Four Children
By Ann Calandro – North Carolina, USA I am your mother. You grew in me! I ate well and sang happy songs to you. I gently patted you all day... 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...

Read Dawn's Story
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.

Read Vanessa's Story
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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