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Oct 2016

60 Years Later: Celebrating LLLI

Teresa Pitman, Ontario, Canada Photo: Charlotte Southren Celebrating 60 years of La Leche League International (LLLI). 60 years ago Seven women in Chicago met 60 years ago to talk about helping other women who wanted to breastfeed. They all had families with young children and were active in their communities: they would have been perfectly justified in saying, “We’re too busy to take on something...

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Oct 2016

Breastfeeding and Economics: Liberating Motherhood

Vanessa Olorenshaw, Kent, UK Photo: Esther Edith The connection between breastfeeding and economics and the value of mothers. My journey writing this book loosely followed the one I have taken as a mother. Tentative steps. Doubt. Gradual increasing confidence interspersed with guilt and feelings of incompetence. Looking forward to the birth of my book baby, Liberating Motherhood, Birthing the Purplestockings Movement, felt like coming to the end of a...

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Oct 2016

Happy 60th Anniversary!

Photo: Esther Edith Two tributes written to celebrate the 60th anniversary of LLLI wishing everyone in LLLI a happy 60th anniversary. The first tribute is a song, written to be sung to the tune of Neil Diamond’s Sweet Caroline by author of Fit to Bust Alison Blenkinsop, Pagham, West Sussex, UK  60 years of La Leche League—building a legacy   How it began: seven inspiring women met to...

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Sep 2016

Réunion mondiale de soutien en ligne de 24 heures

Traduit de l’anglais par Véronique Lesoinne, Monterrey, Mexique Photo: Blaire Elizabeth King de Second Ave Photography    Soutien mondial à l’allaitement pendant 24 heures Unis-toi à La Leche League International (LLLI) en direct en ligne le 1er octobre 2016, pour sa toute première réunion de soutien à l’allaitement de 24 heures ! Si tu : es enceinte, es un nouvelle mère qui a du mal à allaiter,...

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Sep 2016

Reunión mundial en línea de apoyo a la lactancia por 24 horas

Traducido por Véronique Lesoinne, Monterrey, México Foto: Blaire Elizabeth King de Second Ave Photography   Apoyo mundial a la lactancia por 24 horas Únete a La Leche League International (LLLI) en directo en línea el 1º de octubre de 2016, para su primera reunión de apoyo a la lactancia por 24 horas. Si: estás esperando un bebé, eres una madre primeriza que batalla para amamantar,...

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Sep 2016

24h weltweite Stillunterstützungs-Online Meeting

Übersetzt von Cornelia Haidinger, LLL Beraterin, Österreich Foto: Blaire Elizabeth King Second Ave Photography    24h weltweite Stillunterstützung Mach mit beim allerersten 24-h online Stillunterstützungstreffen, live am 1. Oktober 2016! Falls du: Ein Baby erwartest, Eine frischgebackene Mama mit Stillproblemen bist, Herausforderungen oder Sorgen bezüglich deiner Elternschaft gegenüberstehst, Stillst (oder bis vor kurzem gestillt hast) und mit anderen stillenden Müttern plaudern möchtest, Eine Mutter bist, die...

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Sep 2016

24-hour Global Breastfeeding Support Online Meeting

Photo: Blaire Elizabeth Ring of Second Ave Photography    24-hour global breastfeeding support Join La Leche League International (LLLI) live online on October 1st, 2016, for its first-ever 24-hour breastfeeding support meeting! If you are: expecting a baby, a new mother struggling to breastfeed, facing challenges or concerns at any stage of parenting, breastfeeding a child (or have done so previously) and want to chat with other...

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Aug 2016

What’s New August–September 2016

Photo: Adriana Mesec maj Issue 36, August 2016 Out and About We all know that breastfeeding is the healthiest option for babies, but how many mothers know that not breastfeeding may have significant consequences for their own health too? How often do we hear about what’s in it for mothers beyond faster weight loss? Health psychologist and LLL Leader Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett examines how breastfeeding your baby...

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