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Tribute to the Life of Karin Gausman

5 September 1946 to 21 April 2016 Photo from left to right: Toshi Jolliffe, Kido Eri and her daughter, Alison Parkes, Karin Gausman and Eileen Harrison at 2010 LLL European…..

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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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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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Global Health Agencies and Breastfeeding

The World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) currently has 193 Member Nations and convenes the World Health Assembly (WHA) once a year (geography.about.com). Only nations are members of the…..

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Meet the LLLI Professional Advisory Board

The international Professional Advisory Board provides voluntary assistance to LLLI by advising the Board of Directors and the Executive Director. The LLLI Professional Advisory Board (PAB) is comprised of three…..

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Milk Matters: Infant feeding & immune disorder

Maureen Minchin, Geelong, Australia, 2015 Book excerpt reprinted with permission. Photo:Shutterstock/Jag_cz   Complementary feeding: legal implications and duty of care How many mothers would be willing to give early formula…..

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Breast Milk’s Circadian Rhythms

Briana Tillman, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA Photo:Shutterstock/Leonid and Anna Dedukh Human milk’s complex adaptations are amazing. Breast milk undergoes biochemical changes during a feeding; the consistency develops visually over the…..

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Milk Sharing in an Age of Social Media 

Michelle Angeletti, MSW, Ph.D. Professional Liaison Research Associate for the LLL Alliance for Breastfeeding Education Area Network and Mary Francell, Area Professional Liaison for LLL of Georgia, USA.   In…..

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Milk Donation Policy

The first priority of LLLI is to help mothers to breastfeed their babies at the breast. A second priority is to help mothers when it is necessary for them to…..