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Breastfeeding Today

Breastfeeding Today

The Role of the Partner in Breastfeeding: How the Support of Dads, Co-Moms and Other People Makes a Difference
By Alyssa Schnell — Missouri, USA A partner’s support can be one of the most important factors for a parent’s breastfeeding success. Partners can have a strong influence on whether... Read More

Breastfeeding Today

Mothering Through Breastfeeding
While Homebound
Tips to entertain your little ones when you have to stay at home due to COVID-19 restrictions, or any reason! By Marcella Bonanno — Italy Due to the spread of... Read More

Breastfeeding Today

Eight Strategies for Breastfeeding During a Natural Disaster
By Amber Ziring — Oregon, USA Earthquakes strike when you least expect them, and I certainly had not planned for a 7.8 magnitude earthquake while on vacation with my family... Read More

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It Takes a Village to Raise a Mother
An African American grandmother’s journey to support breastfeeding during the Lenten season, amid COVID-19 restrictions By Altrena G. Mukuria – Maryland, USA On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, my daughter gave... Read More

Our Impact

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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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