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2019: Voices From New Beginnings

Over the past 12 months, New Beginnings has shared the breastfeeding, chestfeeding or human milk feeding stories of individuals and families in the hope of encouraging and informing those who click on a link or scroll through the… Read More

New Beginnings

New Beginnings Bookshelf: Breastfeeding Without Birthing by Alyssa Schnell, MS, IBCLC

Reviewed by Winema Wilson Lanoue As a La Leche League Leader, I have seen a gradual rise in the number of women who did not give birth to a child and who choose to breastfeed. More and more… Read More

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

A Look Back: A Whole New Way of Life

By Marian Tompson, co-Founder of La Leche League International Originally published in January/February 1981 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… Read More

Eating Wisely and Spending Time Together: Fun Foods Featuring Fruits and Vegetables

Amy Nelson, Yankton, South Dakota In the midst of all the news and changes in response to coronavirus health concerns, Spring officially arrived, and with the change in season comes the promise that fresh fruits and vegetables will soon… Read More

Looking Back: Moving With A Nursing Toddler

Cathy Hall, Alabama Originally published in the January-February 1983 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… Read More

Upcoming LLL USA Events: Spotlight on LLL of MN/DAs Area Conference

Have you attended a La Leche League USA event? If not, have you wondered why you should? How would you benefit from going to a conference? New Beginnings spoke with Anne Ferguson, Area Coordinator of Events with La… Read More

Looking Back: Ending A Nursing Strike

Barbara Upton, Bethel Park, Pennsylvania Originally published in the July-August 1974 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… Read More

Breastfeeding and Visitation or Custody

Breastfeeding and Visitation or Custody LLL USA recognizes that challenges and issues may arise when a nursing child is involved in a child visitation or custody situation as a result of divorce or separation. The child’s needs should… Read More