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Not Only About Milk

Robin Stansel, Fort Myers, Florida Editor’s Note: “Not Only About Milk” was originally published in the May-June 2005 issue of New Beginnings on pages 108-109. I began attending LLL meetings when I was 11 weeks pregnant. My mother… Read More

How Did You Grow To Love Your Body Postpartum?

Recently, April M. reached out to LLL USA Facebook followers and said, “I’m having trouble coming to terms with my postpartum body. The stretch marks on my breasts are especially upsetting to me. I don’t want to chase… Read More

Autumn’s Story: My Preemie And NICU Experience

Autumn Pennington, Colorado Springs, Colorado “Don’t touch her like that,” the nurse told me. I removed my hand from stroking my newborn’s hair. Her hand was unavailable due to the IV. “She needs to rest.” I was on… Read More

What Do I Need To Buy In Order To Breastfeed? 

One of the most common questions expectant or new parents ask is, “What do I need to buy to breastfeed?” If you ask a La Leche League Leader, the response will often be that you need fewer things and more support…. Read More

Making It Work: An Opportunity To Bring My Child To My Workplace

Angie Cantrell is the Director of Community Engagement at a nonprofit breastfeeding center in Omaha, Nebraska. Angie and her husband, Jesse, have four children. Angie spoke with New Beginnings several months ago about having the opportunity to bring… Read More