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Esther Edith Mothers' Stories

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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Mary White Features

Diana West, Teresa Pitman, and Diane Wiessinger Mary White was the mother of 11 children, the wife of a busy family doctor, Dr. Gregory White (who passed away in 2003), and a devoted member of her church. Despite all those responsibilities, Mary saw the need for support for breastfeeding mothers, and joined her friend Marian Tompson and five other local women in founding La Leche...

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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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