Celebrating Latina/x Breastfeeding Week (Semana de La Lactancia Latina): Chuchú

Delta Viera, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. English translation by Véronique Lesoinne Editor’s Note: This year marks the first annual Latina/x Breastfeeding Week (Semana de La Lactancia Latina), which is celebrated Sept. 5-11, 2023. According to the Latina/x Breastfeeding Week Facebook… Read More

Shanice’s Story: Addressing My Mental Health Improved My Breastfeeding Journey

Shanice Linnen, South Carolina Editor’s Note: Black Breastfeeding Week is celebrated August 25-31, 2023. This year’s theme is BBW 2023: We Outside! Celebrating Connection & Our Communities. For more information about this week and planned events, go to… Read More

Celebrate AANHPI Week: Asian Postpartum Food Traditions

Uyen Tran, Half Moon Bay, California Editor’s Note: Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Breastfeeding Week is August 15-21. The 2023 theme is Telling Our Stories, Elevating Our Voices! The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee’s AANHPI Caucus will… Read More

Indigenous Milk Medicine Week 2023: “From The Stars To A Sustainable Future”

Indigenous Milk Medicine Week is observed the second week of August, and this year it is August 8-14, 2023, with the theme “From the Stars to a Sustainable Future.” According to the Indigenous Milk Medicine Collective, “this theme… Read More

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week 2023

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is recognized each year from August 1-7. This year’s theme is “Enabling Breastfeeding: Making a difference for working parents.” According to the World Breastfeeding Week website, “World Breastfeeding Week 2023 (#WBW2023) will focus on… Read More

Live, Love, Latch!® 2023 Arrives

Yocheved Hedi Herrmann-Blanton August is National Breastfeeding Month in the United States, and La Leche League USA will celebrate the month with its annual signature event, Live, Love, Latch!® La Leche League USA Leaders, Areas, and Groups will host Live, Love,… Read More

Celebrate National Breastfeeding Month

Debbi Heffern, St. Louis, Missouri LLL USA Representative to United States Breastfeeding Committee August is National Breastfeeding Month! Each year, we celebrate all the breastfeeding, chestfeeding, and human milk feeding families across the USA and everyone who supports… Read More

United States Breastfeeding Committee National Breastfeeding Conference & Convening: LLL USA Participation

Stephanie “Steph” Bodak Nicholson, LLL USA Council Liaison to USBC representatives As National Breastfeeding Month comes to a close, we’d like to highlight the participation of La Leche League USA in the recent United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) 2021… Read More

Black Breastfeeding Week: Sarai’s Story

Sarai Yasharala, Montgomery, Alabama Editor’s Note: Black Breastfeeding Week is celebrated the last seven days of August from August 25-31, 2021. The 2021 Black Breastfeeding Week theme is “The Big Pause: Collective Rest for Collective Power.” This year… Read More

The Making of Asian & Pacific Islander Breastfeeding Task Force: A Family Story

To-wen Tseng, San Diego, California Editor’s Note: Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Breastfeeding Week is the third week in August. The 2021 theme is Reclaiming Our Tradition. For more information, go to the Asian &… Read More