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Live, Love, Latch! 2020: A Virtual Celebration

Live, Love, Latch!® is a celebration of breastfeeding and community support presented by La Leche League USA. The Live, Love, Latch!® celebration takes place throughout the United States each August during National Breastfeeding Month with events hosted by La Leche… Read More

Artist Lauren J. Turner: Creating Positive Birth And Breastfeeding Images

Editor’s Note: Black Breastfeeding Week (BBW) is August 25-31, 2020. As La Leche League USA celebrates BBW and brings National Breastfeeding Month to a close, we’d like to share the story and work of artist Lauren J. Turner…. Read More

National Breastfeeding Month: Spotlight On The New Jersey Breastfeeding Coalition

Ellen Maughan, JD, IBCLC, Co-president of the New Jersey Breastfeeding Coalition Editor’s Note: During the third week of National Breastfeeding Month, New Beginnings is turning the spotlight to breastfeeding coalitions. Breastfeeding coalitions play an important role in the… Read More

Native Breastfeeding Week: Restoring Indigenous Breastfeeding In My Family Lineage

Mireya Gonzalez, Los Angeles, California Editor’s Note: Native Breastfeeding Week is celebrated during August, beginning with the second Sunday of the month. This year Native Breastfeeding Week occurs August 9-15. According to the Native Breastfeeding Week Facebook page,… Read More

Seven Ways To Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is recognized each year from August 1-7. This year’s theme is “Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet.” Over the years, La Leche League has often shared the environmentally friendly aspects of breastfeeding. The La… Read More

A Closer Look At Native Breastfeeding Week

Jasha Lyons Echo-Hawk, Oklahoma Editor’s Note: The inaugural Native Breastfeeding Week was held August 11-17, 2019. Native Breastfeeding Week will continue to be recognized each year during the week beginning on the second Sunday in August, a month… Read More

Black Breastfeeding Week: Resources For Children And Families

By AJ Cecil-Starlin, Sioux City, Iowa. This year marks the 7thannual Black Breastfeeding Week, celebrated August 25-31. The 2019 theme is “The World is Yours: Imagine. Innovate. Liberate!” LLL USA wants to help highlight the importance of diversity… Read More

Celebrate Breastfeeding In August With LLL USA and Live, Love, Latch!

Live, Love, Latch!® is a National Breastfeeding Month (August 1-31) celebration presented by La Leche League USA and hosted by LLL Groups throughout the country. Live, Love, Latch!® events are designed not only to celebrate breastfeeding, but also… Read More

Spotlight on Live, Love, Latch! 2018: La Leche League of Fargo-Moorhead

Jaci McCaskell Kulish, Moorhead, Minnesota. La Leche League of Fargo-Moorhead’s 2018 Live, Love, Latch! annual potluck picnic was held on August 1, 2018, the first day of National Breastfeeding Month, at a local park shelter. The day was… Read More

Shakurah’s Story: Why I Breastfeed

By Shakurah Shanelle Editor’s Note: 2018 marks the sixth annual recognition of Black Breastfeeding Week. It is celebrated this year from August 25-31. According to blackbreastfeedingweek.org, “This year, we say #LoveOnTop because love encompasses everything we do as… Read More