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Esther Edith Features

Barbara Higham, Yorkshire, UK and Melissa Clark Vickers, Tennessee, USA Photo: Esther Edith Have you ever wondered what makes an LLL Leader different from others who offer help and support for breastfeeding issues? Health professionals are used to wanting to fix what’s broken, and to approaching a problem from a medical standpoint. Often their solution to your problem comes in the form of medicine or an...

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My First LLL Meeting and a Cookie Recipe What's Cooking?

Katja Leccisi, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada   My daughter was born healthy, albeit a couple of weeks early and a little small. There was no question whatsoever as to whether I would breastfeed her. She latched on nicely right after birth. We were off and running! Things got a little more difficult, but I persevered through blocked ducts and a full-blown mastitis. I had to see a...

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La Leche League Meetings. Children Always Welcome Features

LLL Mothers Photo: LLL Shanghai meeting by Sarah Painter   Leading meetings When I became a La Leche League Leader I had a toddler and so did my co-Leader. Leading meetings was usually a challenge as the boys would frequently distract us from the group discussion and at times their behavior was noisy and disruptive. By the end of the morning we were exhausted. Somehow, though, we...

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Teen Breastfeeding Features

Fiona Audy,  Alberta, Canada Photo: Anna Bondarieva   A school for pregnant and parenting teens where breastfeeding is on the “timetable” Supporting teen breastfeeding  Once a month, for the past eight years, at a school for pregnant and parenting teens in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada there has been a La Leche League meeting. Those who attend are young women at various stages of pregnancy and young breastfeeding...

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