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My Breastfeeding Journey: Unexpected Hurdles and Carrying My Mother With Me

Jessica Tudor Elliott, Sacramento, California Becoming a mother is a profound experience. When I entered the journey to motherhood, I honestly had no idea how profound this experience would be for me. My mother was a La Leche… Read More

La Leche League’s Impact on My Life: A Father’s Perspective

Editor’s Note: Peter Jackson Larney Scherer of Los Angeles, California, recently held a birthday fundraiser for LLL USA through the LLL USA Facebook page. Peter’s initial goal was $200. He met his goal and beyond with the total amount… Read More

My Partner’s Unwavering Support

Lindsay Robinson, Columbus, Ohio When I became pregnant with our first child, I imagined a picture perfect scene of me easily nursing our beautiful baby, full of love and happiness with my wife being blissfully supportive by my… Read More

La Leche League Love and Support Across the Generations

Heather Nicholson I am a mother of two, a breastfeeding advocate, and a birth and postpartum doula. However, when my daughter gave birth I was at a loss as to how to support her during those first few… Read More

I Finally Feel Like Her Mother

Angie Wagner After several days of bedrest trying to prevent an early birth, my daughter was born at 32 weeks, weighing 4 pounds 8 ounces. Since my water broke three days earlier, she’d managed to lodge herself up under… Read More

Did You Ask Your Mother?

Laura Schlegel-Stephenson I was afraid of breastfeeding at first because it wasn’t something my family and friends talked about. My baby and I struggled in the beginning. My days became consumed with pumping, feeding, and washing pump parts…. Read More

From One Generation to the Next

Hannah Kidd My story begins as a baby. My mom found La Leche League back in the ’90s while they were stationed in Germany. She experienced several challenges and overcame them before finding LLL. She loved the mom… Read More

Continuing Support through La Leche League (LLL)

Reka Balogh My amazing body has been feeding my children for the past six years. Well, lately only one of them. 🙂 It has been a long ride, especially at the beginning. But nothing is impossible when we have… Read More

I’m Failing At This!

Jessica Halley, Oklahoma Several years ago I was struggling with my first baby (trouble latching, crying, etc.) when my mother came in and said, “Let’s get you some help.” I said, “No! I can’t see anyone. I’m failing… Read More

Breastfeeding Camaraderie

By Lynda Strouse, La Leche League Leader, Rockaway, New Jersey There is a saying that goes, “We attract that which we are.” When I was a breastfeeding mother, and even when I no longer nursed my children, there… Read More