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Native Breastfeeding Week: Restoring Indigenous Breastfeeding In My Family Lineage

Mireya Gonzalez, Los Angeles, California Editor’s Note: Native Breastfeeding Week is celebrated during August, beginning with the second Sunday of the month. This year Native Breastfeeding Week occurs August 9-15. According to the Native Breastfeeding Week Facebook page,… Read More

Seven Ways To Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is recognized each year from August 1-7. This year’s theme is “Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet.” Over the years, La Leche League has often shared the environmentally friendly aspects of breastfeeding. The La… Read More

Out of the Mouths of Nurslings

Our readers’ clever nurslings are back with more sage advice and witty remarks in this edition of Out of the Mouths of Nurslings. Enjoy! Grace recalls the time her daughter offered up a theory about Grace’s milk supply:… Read More

LLL USA Events Continue Virtually

La Leche League USA is excited to share the virtual events planned for the summer and fall! Even though the pandemic has prevented in-person events, there are lots of excellent online opportunities to gather information and connect with other breastfeeding/chestfeeding… Read More

Looking Back: Back To The Breast

Chris Popejoy, Montrose, Iowa Originally published in the July-August 1978 issue of La Leche League News. Editor’s Note: The first issue of La Leche League News, the bimonthly publication for members, was published in 1958. The name changed to New Beginnings in… Read More