Michael’s Story: How I Support My Breastfeeding Partner

Michael Kaiser-Nyman, Chicago, Illinois Before my girlfriend and I decided to have a baby, I had no idea what being the dad of an infant would be like. I didn’t have many close friends or family with children,… Read More

Springtime Fun With Little Ones

Spring has arrived (or hopefully made brief appearances in your area). Many families are eager to spend time outside as the temperatures warm up. New Beginnings received a request to share springtime activities that families can enjoy together…. Read More

My Comfort Measures For Pumping

Erin K, Illinois After a really stressful time pumping at work in 2020-2021, I was super anxious about pumping for my next baby in 2023. As my return-to-work date approached and doom and gloom filled my mind, I… Read More

My Experience Pumping And Working In Law Enforcement

Erin, Illinois I have five children. I have breastfed for a total of 10.5 years (and counting). I am a La Leche League Leader and a former doula. I am also a police officer. My two youngest children… Read More

Each Child, Unique

Naomi Benjamin, Anoka County, Minnesota Editor’s Note: This article was previously published in the Summer 2019 issue of Northern LLLights, the Area Leaders’ Letter for La Leche League of Minnesota and the Dakotas. My first child is what… Read More