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Breastfeeding Today

Breastfeeding Today

Have You Ever Thought about La Leche League Leadership?
A La Leche League Leader: it could be the perfect volunteer activity for you! La Leche League (LLL) Leaders are volunteer breastfeeding counselors who have breastfed their own babies, and... Read More

Breastfeeding Today

Dear Readers
Dear Readers, It is an exciting time to be feeding and nurturing a little one! While breastfeeding remains the central means to health-protective factors when feeding a baby, a better... Read More

Breastfeeding Today

Life with a Newborn in Japan: Adopting Customs & Finding My Own Way
By RuthAnna Mather, Hokkaido, Japan In Japan, tradition has long been that women who gave birth were expected to be confined indoors with their babies for the first 100 days... Read More

Breastfeeding Today

La Leche League Events in Panama
By RuthAnna Mather, La Leche League – International Area Network Coordinator   This past October, Panama City, Panama, was swirling with excitement as a result of a number of La... Read More

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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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