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Teal background. Photo of Hiroko Hongo standing in front of a banner at the entrance to the meeting.

11th Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) Network Meeting

LLLI Advocacy, Networking and Action Committee We are delighted that on the 15 – 17 June 2022 Hiroko Hongo was able to attend the meeting on behalf of LLLI. The meeting was held in Brussels, Belgium. Hiroko is a member of the LLLI Advocacy, Networking and Action Committee and a Leader with LLL Japan. She … Read More

Working with Your Child’s Doctor

Why do some healthcare professionals express only lukewarm support for breastfeeding? This is puzzling, since the scientific evidence in support of breastfeeding is overwhelming. Part of the explanation is that, simply put, they are human.... Read More

The Work of Mothering

Naomi Stadlen, London, UK Originally published November 2015, republished with the express permission of the author. “Mothering” is a word that carries a strong meaning to members of La Leche League. Elsewhere, though, it seems to have become less popular. People expect baby care to be shared and that mothers will get back to their … Read More

Working and Breastfeeding – Choosing a Child Care Provider

Going back to work and leaving your baby in someone else’s care can be one of the most difficult parts of returning to work. Choosing the right person and right setting takes care. You want to find a setting that will provide the kind of care and attention you would give. You want a setting that respects breastfeeding and your expressed breastmilk.  ... Read More

Working and Breastfeeding

You may choose to continue breastfeeding while working outside the home for many reasons - the best food for your baby, antibodies to protect your baby, great way to reconnect when you return from work, and continuing the special relationship of breastfeeding during your days at home.... Read More

LAD Work: Is It for You?

Linda Wieser, Nova Scotia, Canada As former Leader Applicants, all of us have had experience working with the Leader Accreditation Department (LAD). And many of us have served as supporting Leaders. In that role we have observed attendees at meetings, had pre-application dialogues, gone over the topics on the Checklist of Topics to Discuss in … Read More