Nursing Through The Holidays

The holiday season is here, and with it comes visitors, celebrations, and increased busyness. This time of year can be filled with joy and laughter, but it can also be filled with stress and anxiety. If you are… Read More

The Curious Taste of Human Milk

By Lola Ravid, Israel I didn’t know much about lactation before I had children. The only fact was that my mother had nursed me during my first year of life. A community of breastfeeding family members did not… Read More

Amanda’s Story: Birth, Breastfeeding And My Neurodivergent Child

Amanda Hartman, Winchester, Virginia My son is neurodivergent and had a rough start to life and breastfeeding, but with dedication, perseverance, and support he just self-weaned in August at a little over 3.5 years old. Our journey really… Read More

The Breast Crawl: From The New Beginnings Archives

Jennifer Pitkin, Ames, Iowa Editor’s Note: Over the years, many “classic” New Beginnings articles were available through both the La Leche League USA and La Leche League International websites. As these websites have been updated, the availability of… Read More

Celebrating 66 Years Of La Leche League: Early Words Of Encouragement

Editor’s Note: La Leche League was organized 66 years ago, and the first official meeting of La Leche League was held October 17, 1956, at the home of co-founder Mary White. By 1958, the first edition of The… Read More