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Personal Essay: All the Milk

Mona Altman, Eden Prairie, Minnesota Editor’s Note: This essay was originally published in the Summer 2021 issue of Northern LLLights, the Area Leaders’ Letter for La Leche League of Minnesota and the Dakotas. As I sit down to… Read More

Looking Ahead to 2021 Live, Love, Latch!® and National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month in the United States, and La Leche League USA celebrates the month with its annual signature event: Live, Love, Latch!®  La Leche League USA Leaders, Areas, and Groups host Live, Love, Latch!® events throughout… Read More

Oh, The Places You See Breastfeeding (For The First Time)!

It’s been far too long since New Beginnings ran the feature “Oh, The Places A Breastfeeding Family Goes!” This is due, in part, to the pandemic and the lack of travel on the part of many of us…. Read More

My Experiences With Mastitis And Plugged Ducts

Amanda Sweet, Cincinnati, Ohio I managed to make it through breastfeeding three children without a single bout of mastitis and no plugged ducts that I ever noticed. So, I was surprised when I developed mastitis with my fourth… Read More

Out Of The Mouths Of Nurslings

As a parent, you don’t always realize just how often you repeat certain phrases until you hear your child start to say them, too. Sometimes that’s not a very complimentary thing! In this particular case, though, May G.’s… Read More