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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

A Blast from the Past

Jo Ann Gerling of New Brunswick, New Jersey, a La Leche League Leader since 1974, shares this throwback photo of her son Brannon sharing his love of breastfeeding via clothing. “Here is Brannon riding his sister’s bike in… Read More