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Learning to Trust My Body’s Birth & Breastfeeding Powers

                                                                                                                                                                      By Pin-Ching Cynthia Tsai Dulworth, Chicago, Illinois, USA I never thought I would breastfeed my baby because I was not breastfed. I also never believed I could face birth. After all, pain as tiny as a paper cut drives me crazy! But all those assumptions began to change when a family friend who is … Read More

Dear Readers: My Journey to Breastfeeding Today

Dear Readers, As I sit down to write to you from this little corner of my apartment kitchen here in Oregon, USA, and reflect on the hundreds of WhatsApp messages exchanged over the past few months with my counterpart, Associate Editor Valentina Attanasio, across the globe in Italy, I am so humbled. To think that … Read More

Policies and Standing Rules: Appendix 18 – “Applying for Leadership”

La Leche League International (LLLI) is committed to serving everyone inclusive of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental ability, socio-economic status, political views, gender identity, sexual orientation, family structure, or other protected status. LLLI seeks the equitable accreditation of a diverse body of Leaders.... Read More

Birth Trauma and Mother’s Recovery

KATHLEEN KENDALL-TACKETT, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA Originally published February 2016 and republished with the express permission of the author. Photos: Belle Verdiglione Photography ESPAÑOL Angela dreamed of a natural, unmedicated birth. She was managing her labor well when suddenly the cord prolapsed. Her dream birth ended in an emergency cesarean under general anesthesia. Both mother and baby survived, … Read More