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Breastfeeding Through the Years

Allyson Wessells, Columbus, Ohio Breastfeeding is a journey, and it involves a lot of learning in the early days and weeks until months later when it can be so automatic that life without nursing is unimaginable. As the… Read More

Tandem Nursing While Pregnant

Jade Originally published on April 27, 2017, at www.jadeannahughes.com/fromtheinside/2017/4/26/tandem-nursing-while-pregnant I’ve written about breastfeeding a lot since I had Luna a little over three years ago, and I will continue to write about my experience long after our journey… Read More

Looking Back: Treasure Chest

Judi Dongarra, Wisconsin Originally published in the Wisconsin Tender Times newsletter and republished in January/February 1982 issue of La Leche League News Editor’s Note: The first issue of La Leche League News, the bimonthly publication for members, was published in 1958…. Read More

Looking Back: My Attempt at Mother-Led Weaning

Sheila Davis, Alabama Originally published in January/February 1982 issue of La Leche League News Editor’s Note: The first issue of La Leche League News, the bimonthly publication for members, was published in 1958. The name changed to New Beginnings in 1985. New Beginnings continued to… Read More

Breastfeeding Beyond Toddlerhood: Why Support Matters

Rita Brhel, Hastings, Nebraska From my experience supporting breastfeeding mothers, many do not set out to breastfeed beyond toddlerhood. While these mothers know they are doing what they feel is right for their families, each of them struggled… Read More

Toddler Tips: Fostering Independence

“My daughter will be three in a few months and wants me to play with her constantly. I thought that she would begin to spend more time independently as she got a little older, but she just seems… Read More

Ashley’s Story: Pumping Past One Year

By Ashley Smith, Deatsville, Alabama I’m a full-time working mother. My daughter recently turned one year old. She still nurses often when we’re together, and I pump for her when we’re not together. To my surprise, nursing after… Read More