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La Leche Said There'd Be Days Like This

Happy Pump Day!  Huh?  The other day at work I overheard one woman greet another by saying, “Happy Pump Day!”  Having had a terrible pumping day myself, her words stirred up startled feelings of self-consciousness.   635 more words

Working Mom

8 Steps to Aid Successful Breastfeeding: BEFORE the Birth!

Breastfeeding is hard. That fact is something that many of us overlook: because it’s natural it must be easy, right? Wrong! Those first few days and weeks with your newborn, trying to establish breastfeeding, may be some of the toughest times you go through. 1,400 more words

Ante-natal Breastfeeding Class

The Milky Way screening

La Leche League of Madison is hosting a screening of The Milky Way on Thursday, April 30th at 6:30pm (doors open at 6 pm).

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La Leche League

Free Breastfeeding Tips & Guide Brochures by LLLI

La Leche League International (LLLI) is offering pocket-sized Breastfeeding Tips & Guide booklets for free. You can order as many as you like, you just pay a flat $5 shipping rate (this shipping rate is valid in the USA, I’m not sure about foreign shipping rates). 147 more words

Handouts & Brochures

Overcoming Breastfeeding Challenges: Nursing with One Producing Breast and Donor Milk

Back in November I had the privilege of posting an interview with one of our local La Leche League leaders. At the time I wrote the post, I was hoping to be able to interview both a leader and a LLL member. 1,467 more words

Parenting

Breast or Bottle: La Leche League and Alcoholics Anonymous as Lay Health Movements

Editor’s Note: This post is from Contributing Editor Michelle McClellan.

I’ll begin with two anecdotes, the first of which is probably familiar to most… 1,170 more words

Addiction

The Value of Breastfeeding Meetings in the Age of Social Networking

Dear young mother,
Q: Do you need to go to a meeting of Breastfeed USA or La Leche League?
A: If you think you need to, then you do. 636 more words

Parenting