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Charlotte Southren What's New

Photo: Charlotte Southren Issue 38, December 2016–January 2017 La Leche League support in parenting What’s New December 2016–January 2017 Two features from award winning author Robyn Roche-Paull help mothers choose the best breast pump for their particular situation and provide tips on using pumps if they are going to express their own milk. Professor James J. McKenna, who is known worldwide for his work in promoting studies of breastfeeding and mother-infant...

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Christiane Engel What's New

Image: Christiane Engel Issue 37, October 2016 Celebrating the LLLI 60th anniversary What’s New October–November 2016 The seven mothers who founded LLLI in 1956 believed that a baby’s wants are a baby’s needs. At a time when infant feeding (and all baby care, in fact) was strictly scheduled, the Founders largely ignored the prevailing social attitudes of the day to follow their instincts in birthing...

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Adriana Mesec maj What's New

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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Blaire Elizabeth Ring of Second Ave Photography What's New

Photo: Blaire Elizabeth Ring of Second Ave Photography Issue 35, June 2016 Nurturing Early motherhood can be overwhelming and when you are facing it without much support even more so. Teresa Pitman explores ways of nurturing yourself when you have to cope alone. Leigh Anne O’Connor debunks the myth that obesity prevents breastfeeding and looks at the issues for plus size mothers. And Katja Leccisi talks...

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Adriana Aleksić What's New

Photo: Adriana Aleksić Issue 34, April 2016 What’s new April 2016 (Scroll down for May) Features Breastfeeding during Pregnancy and Tandem Nursing: Is it Safe? Recent Research / La lactancia durante el embarazo y la lactancia en tándem: ¿son seguras? Investigación reciente /Amamentação durante a gravidez e em tandem: será seguro? Investigação científica mais recente / Allaitement pendant la grossesse et co-allaitement: est-ce sans danger? Recherches récentes / L’Allattamento durante la...

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Belle Verdiglione Photography What's New

Issue 33, February 2016 Nature & Nurture If your birth didn’t turn out the way you planned, what positive steps can you take? Kathleen Kendall-Tackett explores how mothers can start on the path of recovery following birth trauma. Dr. Steven Lin asks, “Is Breast Milk Nature’s Toothpaste?” and examines how breastfeeding can influence the oral health of your baby. What are people saying about Maureen...

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What’s New Issue 32 What's New

Photo: Kate Nolan Photography  Challenges & Celebrations   Issue 32, November 2015 Where knowledge of breastfeeding has been lost, managing sore nipples, engorged breasts, blocked ducts, and mastitis can turn into a big problem often leading mothers to give up breastfeeding. Philippa Pearson-Glaze looks at solutions to some of the soreness, lumps, and bumps that a breastfeeding mother might suffer and tackles some common myths about mastitis....

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What’s New Issue 31 What's New

Photo: Leilani Rogers Issue 31, September 2015  Helping Mothers and Babies Do What’s Natural Breastfeeding Today has been busy over the summer adding lots of features and stories and here is a whole new batch of posts for you to read and share. Breastfeeding promotes better health in vulnerable premature babies, but it is not common practice.  La Leche League Leader and popular author Teresa Pitman examines why premature babies are...

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