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Celebrating 62 years: The Beginnings of La Leche League

Editor’s Note: As a young mother attending La Leche League Group meetings, I always looked forward to the month of October. The Leader of the Group I attended was a mother and grandmother who took the opportunity to step… Read More

Turning The Corner: Breastfeeding and Sexual Assault

Rebecca “Beck” McCormick, Fairfax City, Virginia ***Trigger warning; Article discusses sexual assault*** It had been eight years since my assault when my baby was born. I had spent almost 10 months working to acknowledge that my body was… Read More

Breastfeeding With A Lactation Aid

Jaclyn, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada We’d been trying to conceive for a while when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease (an autoimmune disorder that can cause hypothyroidism). I became pregnant almost as soon as I started treatment for… Read More

Out of the Mouths of Nurslings

Jennifer Hafele, Eau Claire, Wisconsin My three and one-half year old son, Micah, recently asked to nurse, so we were getting ready to do so. Then I was confused because he wasn’t really latching or starting. I asked, “Micah,… Read More

Upcoming LLL USA Events

Fall can be a busy, hectic time for many families as the back-to-school routine and all of the accompanying activities quickly fill calendars. Make time for an LLL USA event in order to gather the latest breastfeeding information… Read More