Breastfeeding Today


La Storia di Valentina
Vincere Contro il Tumore al Seno per Diventare Madre

Monday, October 5, 2020

Di Carla Scarsi – Genova, Italia Questa è la storia di una mamma che – come molte altre che contattano La Leche League (LLL) – ha avuto il coraggio di affrontare scelte difficili. Scelte complesse, non semplici da prendere, in quanto un tumore pone in una condizione psicologica talmente intensa e devastante da portare a … Read More

Dear Readers

Monday, October 5, 2020

Dear Readers, I am so happy to present this new issue of Breastfeeding Today. October is a month of many celebrations, starting with World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), which recurs from the first to the seventh of October in Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Finland, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, and Sweden. In her article “Green Feeding: … Read More

Una Bellissima Storia…

Monday, October 5, 2020

Dr. Fedro Alessandro Peccatori – Milano, Italia Una bellissima storia, quella di Valentina e dei suoi due gemellini Alessandro e Lorenzo. Una storia di amore dove vincono la determinazione e la bellezza quasi magica dell’allattamento e che ci insegna che le mamme hanno quasi sempre ragione. Una storia che, tuttavia, conferma come il tema dell’allattamento … Read More

Book Review
Adventures in Tandem Nursing: Breastfeeding during Pregnancy and Beyond

Monday, October 5, 2020

by Laura Jessup – Oregon, USA Hilary Flower. Adventures in Tandem Nursing: Breastfeeding during Pregnancy and Beyond. 2nd edition. USA: Hilary Flower (self-published). 2019. ISBN 9781542652896. Paperback, 383 pages.  Especially in times of public health crises, families value the immune support of breastmilk as well as its emotional and relational aspects, and may wish to … Read More

The Benefits of Antenatal Colostrum Harvesting

Monday, October 5, 2020

By Caroline Powell – Cambridge, England This article contains a real-life story and the specific situation experienced by the author. In case you consider expressing human milk during pregnancy, please consult your doctor for more information based on your personal history.  There is no shortage of information regarding pregnancy and birth. Facts, advice and views … Read More

A Beautiful Story…

Monday, October 5, 2020

Translated from the original Italian version by Dr. Fedro Alessandro Peccatori – Milan, Italy Such a beautiful story, that of Valentina and her baby twins, Alessandro and Lorenzo! A love story which shows that determination and the nearly magical beauty of breastfeeding ultimately win and that mothers are almost always right. A story that, on … Read More

Valentina’s Story
Beating Breast Cancer to Become a Mother

Monday, October 5, 2020

Translated from the original Italian version by Carla Scarsi – Genoa, Italy This is the story of a mother who – like many others who contact La Leche League (LLL) – had the courage to deal with difficult choices.  Choices that can be tricky to make, as having a tumor puts you in such an … Read More

Green Feeding:
Breastfeeding for a Healthy Planet

Monday, October 5, 2020

by Britta Boutry-Stadelmann – Geneva, Switzerland You are breastfeeding and happy about doing so. Your motivations may be varied – to give your baby an optimal start in life, to consider health issues or family tradition, or just to cuddle your baby and prolong the intimacy and feelings of closeness you experienced when you were … Read More

Mothering Through Breastfeeding
While Homebound

Monday, August 3, 2020

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 COVID-19, Italy has been on lockdown since March 11. Almost two months locked in our homes, without social contacts or the usual daily routine is … Read More

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