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Five Minutes

Amy Nelson, Yankton, South Dakota When my oldest child was a toddler, I stayed at home and my husband worked out of town, returning home for three days each week. Our nearest family was hours away. While I… Read More

Shanice’s Story: Breastfeeding As A Teen Parent

Shanice Lewis, Derby, United Kingdom When was the first time I saw someone breastfeed? I don’t actually remember the very first time. It’s always been something that was normal, and my mum just did it. She breastfed six babies—the last… Read More

Feeding The Family: Snack Ideas

It’s not always easy to find healthy, fun snacks to feed your family. If your children are anything like mine, they all have different likes and, once you find something that they agree on, it seems as if… Read More

Laura’s Story: Persevering Through The Difficult Early Months

Laura P., New York City, New York When my son was born, I had no experience with being a mother or breastfeeding. I agreed to give breastfeeding a shot, but I was very nervous about it. Most of… Read More

Looking Back: Sharing A Well-Loved Book

Roberta O’Benar, La Grange Park, Illinois Originally published in the September/October 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… Read More