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Ripples on a Pond Mothers' Stories

Kathy Dettwyler, Newark, Delaware, USA Photo: Shutterstock.com   In October last, one of the Founders of La Leche League died at the age of 87. Mary Ann Cahill was one of the original seven women who nearly six decades ago were sitting around in Franklin Park, Illinois, talking about how to support each other in their mothering journey through breastfeeding and how to extend that...

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Tribute to LLLI Co-Founder Mary Ann Cahill Features

Diana West, Diane Wiessinger, and Barbara Higham Photo: Mary Ann Cahill   Today’s mothers have lost a friend many of us never knew we had. Mary Ann Cahill, who passed away on October 26, 2014, was one of the Founders of La Leche League, a special woman among seven special women. Mary Ann was born in 1927. At 21, she married Chuck Cahill after attending...

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