When Your Answer Is “No”

Monday, July 1, 2019

Cindy Garrison, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA Toshi Jolliffe, Heisdorf, Luxembourg * Adapted from “When The Answer Is ‘No’” by Nancy Spahr and Trudy Hartt, Leaven, April-May 2000 Someone in your Group wants to apply for LLL leadership. You have observed and listened to what she says at meetings—and you have some concerns. Following the steps in the … Read More

Reaching More Families Through Online Meetings

Monday, July 1, 2019

Rachel Brown Kirkland, Dalton, Georgia, USA Leaders often hear: “I would like to come to a meeting, but I have to work,” or “I would like to come to a meeting, but it’s too difficult for me to get out of the house today.” Expanding meeting choices to include online options can help grow your … Read More

Breastfeeding Support after a Challenging First Experience

Monday, July 1, 2019

Kelly Durbin, Austin, Texas, USA It is exciting when a pregnant woman or a mother with a newborn attends a La Leche League meeting. Discussing breastfeeding in the early days is a wonderful way to help someone get off to a good start with breastfeeding or even prepare before the birth. Other people at the … Read More

LLLI News 8 February 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

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Birth & Sex: The power and the passion

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Review by Naomi Stadlen, London, UK Birth & Sex: The power and the passion by Sheila Kitzinger, London: Pinter & Martin Originally published in 2013 and republished here with express permission. One of the ten concepts which sum up the philosophy of La Leche League states: “Alert, active participation by the mother in childbirth is … Read More

LLLI News 14 September 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

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LLL Hosts a Breastfeeding Tent at the Oklahoma Medieval Fair

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

By Sandy Moore-Furneaux and Rebecca Keepers, LLL of Kansas (Oklahoma), USA Sandy Moore-Furneaux and Rebecca Keepers share how running a breastfeeding tent at a popular local community fair proved to be a very successful outreach for La Leche League. In addition to being a La Leche League (LLL) Leader with LLL of Cleveland County Families in Oklahoma, … Read More

The Pre-Application Dialogue

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Mariana de Petersen, Guatemala City, Guatemala As Leaders it’s important that we have a thorough dialogue with an interested mother before writing her recommendation and asking her to fill out the application form. Some Leaders may not be aware of this important step. The conversation needs to include: A discussion of La Leche League’s philosophy … Read More

La Traducción de Nuestras Revistas Digitales

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Soledad Etchemendy, España No tuve una crianza bilingüe, pero sí tuve la fortuna de que mis padres quisieran que aprendiera otros idiomas y pudieran pagar para que lo hiciera. Esto me abrió una ventana a otros mundos. Recuerdo la emoción que sentí como adolescente la primera vez que pude entender parte una canción de moda … Read More

The Happy Knappy Knitting Pattern

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The Happy Knappy is a knitted nappy complete with five circles of different coloured poop to represent the normal colour changes that accompany a good intake of breast milk in the first five days of a baby’s life. Day one is represented by black knitted poop, day two is black with a hint of bottle … Read More