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My Weaning Story: Honoring The Last Time

Brianna Westover, Martinez, California Tonight, as I cuddled up with my three-year-old (3 years, 9 months and 1.5 weeks to be exact), he asked for milkies. I happily agreed and he latched on. After suckling for a bit,… Read More

Holidays With Baby: Staying Connected

Travel. Out-of-town visitors. Unwelcome advice or opinions. Busy days away from home. The distractions of the holidays can lead to fewer nursing sessions and less time at the breast. This can mean a lower milk supply and sometimes even… Read More

Giving Tuesday: Grateful For LLL USA

Yocheved “Hedi” Herrmann-Blanton I am giving my holiday bonus to La Leche League USA. I work as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in a dream job that didn’t exist when I was growing up. If not… Read More

Coping with Breastfeeding Criticism: Strategies for Responding Gracefully to Remarks from Family, Friends, and Strangers

Editor’s Note: The following information is originally from a handout at one of La Leche League of Greater St. Louis’ most requested conference sessions. Many families will be gathering together this week with family and friends, and there… Read More

La Leche League Recipes Rediscovered: Chicken/Turkey Curry

Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of foods in as close to their natural state as possible. (La Leche League philosophy) Breast milk is optimal nutrition for your baby. La Leche League has shared that… Read More