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Should I Night Wean?

Well-meaning loved ones and medical professionals often suggest to parents that, if their babies are nursing at night, it’s time to wean them. “Babies” may refer to any age from six months to one year and beyond. Why… Read More

Amplifying Voices In The Breastfeeding Community

The mission of La Leche League USA is to help parents, families, and communities to breastfeed, chestfeed, and human milk feed their babies through parent-to-parent support. At New Beginnings, our goal is to use our platform to share… Read More

Out of the Mouths of (Persuasive) Nurslings

If you have a verbal nursling, you’ve probably enjoyed some very entertaining remarks from them about the breastfeeding relationship that you share. Thanks to Rachel and Sarah for giving us a glimpse into this part of their parenting… Read More

Elise’s Story: Nursing During Pregnancy

Elise Wiley, Lunenburg, Massachusetts When I found out I was pregnant, the first thing I felt was shock. Not shock in the way of surprise (I had a feeling before I even took the test that I would… Read More

Making A Memory

Renee DiGregorio, Burbank, California Editor’s Note: “Making A Memory” was originally published in 1995 in the La Leche League of SoCA/Nevada Area newsletter League Spirit. The following is an abridged version of the original essay. As I get… Read More