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The Unmothered Mother

Jayne Joyce, Oxfordshire, La Leche League Great Britain An unmothered mother sits in a La Leche League meeting.  “Think about a moment when you felt mothered,” says the Leader.  “What…..

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When There Are Two—Breastfeeding Twins

Clare Davidson, Derbyshire, England Adapted from a write-up of a discussion on breastfeeding twins by Sarah Gill and Sadie Morrison at the La Leche League Great Britain (LLLGB) Conference on…..

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¿Qué es el Departamento de Enlace Profesional?

Philippa Pearson-Glaze y Mary Francell Traducido por Amaranta Avendaño, Buenos Aires, Argentina. El Departamento de Enlace Profesional (PL Dept) de la Liga de La Leche está disponible en muchas partes…..

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James McKenna and Breastsleeping

Mary Francell, Georgia, USA Image courtesy of Kathryn O’Donnell The LLL of Georgia, USA, Breastfeeding and Parenting Conference with a concurrent Healthcare Provider Seminar and Leader Enrichment Workshop took place…..

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Translating Our Digital Magazines

Soledad Etchemendy, Barcelona, Spain I did not grow up bilingual, but I count myself lucky that my parents wanted me to learn other languages and paid for lessons. For me,…..

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What Is the Professional Liaison Department?

Philippa Pearson-Glaze and Mary Francell The Professional Liaison Department (PL Dept) of La Leche League is available in many parts of the world to provide support and information to Leaders…..

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Breastfeeding Today

Barbara Higham, Managing Editor of Breastfeeding Today On July 22, 2015 La Leche League International (LLLI) launched a mobile-friendly version of our signature magazine Breastfeeding Today. Founded in 2010 in…..

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Adapting a Doll to Breastfeed

Tova Ovits, Brooklyn, New York, USA Plastic dolls, no matter how lifelike, cannot be cuddled to a mother’s body to demonstrate helpful breastfeeding positions. Some open-mouthed plastic dolls sold for…..

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Asking about Childbirth Interventions

Tova Ovits, Brooklyn, New York, USA Originally printed in Leaven Issue 2, 2014. “Hello? Yes, this is La Leche League. How can I . . . ? Mmm hmmm. Yes……