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Feed the Baby—And the Microbes

Mary Francell, Atlanta, Georgia, USA In recent years, there has been widespread interest in the role of beneficial bacteria in the human intestinal tract and throughout the body. Commensal  microbes…..

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Reporting on Your Series Meeting

Annette Green, Modi’in, Israel Writing a Series Meeting summary for your support Leader or District Coordinator (DC) is a recommended activity discussed in the Leader’s Handbook (page 85). A meeting…..

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Accredited! Do I Still Need the LAD?

Marie-Claire Bakker, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates For many Leaders, their closest contact with the Leader Accreditation Department (LAD) is during their own application periods when they will have conversed…..

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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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A Quick Guide to the International (WHO) Code

Helen Gray, London, Great Britain The International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes from the World Health Organization (the Code) covers marketing and promotion of products meant to substitute for…..

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I Spy a Tongue-Tie

Zettie Taylor, England Adapted from a write up of a discussion led by Vicky Jordan at a Spring workshop on 21st March 2015 in Rainham, Kent, England by Zettie Taylor……

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Group Meetings Twice a Month

Annette Green, Modi’in, Israel In 1956, the seven Founders of La Leche League began helping mothers through  monthly meetings. La Leche League and Series Meetings were born. When I became…..

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Nursing Necklace Fundraiser

Elise Hamel, Whittier, California, USA On April 23, 2016 about 15-20 women (including mothers, grandmothers, aunts and sisters) from La Leche League of Whittier (California, USA) gathered together at a…..