Balancing Breastfeeding and Exercise: Katya’s Story

By Katya P. Editor’s note: As the 2024 Summer Olympics approach, we’re sharing a personal story of experiences with fitness, sports, and exercise while breastfeeding. We hope you’ll enjoy this story about how Katya found a balance meeting… Read More

Self-Care and Breastfeeding

While you’re parenting, it can be easy to lose track of those hobbies and interests that can help you live well and improve both your physical health and mental health.  You may experience seasons in life when it… Read More

Gwendolyn’s Poem: Matilde

By Gwendolyn B., Charlottesville VA La Leche League was a lifeline for me in the early days of nursing. When I was pregnant with my second child, I began reading and working towards becoming an LLL Leader. We… Read More

New Beginnings Needs Blog Writers

Dear Readers, New Beginnings would like to encourage you to share your human milk feeding and parenting stories. Your perspectives and experiences provide encouragement and information to other readers. Personal stories shared through New Beginnings also serve to… Read More

When it Feels Like Nothing is Going Right: Colleen’s Story of Perseverance

By Colleen K. Ella was born at 7:40 p.m., a happy, healthy baby girl. I proudly lay with my daughter skin to skin during our golden hour and attempted to nurse… and attempted… and attempted. I soon convinced… Read More