Introducing Siblings to a New Baby

Adding a new family member can be an exciting time, especially if you have eager siblings waiting to meet the new baby! Recently, several La Leche League USA Leaders offered some of their best tips for helping siblings… Read More

Tips For The Early Days of Parenting: Part Two

In this week’s blog post, we continue sharing ideas that parents found helpful during the early days and weeks of life with a baby. You can read Part One here. One of the most common tips shared –… Read More

Tips For The Early Days Of Parenting: Part One

The early days with a new baby are often a blur of sleepless nights, multiple feedings, and numerous diaper changes. While you may not remember every moment, there are most likely tips and ideas that proved helpful that… Read More

As Families Grow: Helping Siblings Adapt To A New Baby

How do I help my family adjust to a new baby? It’s a question that families ask themselves with the arrival of each child. No matter how many times you’ve experienced this, welcoming a new family member is… Read More

A Grandmother’s Role: Supporting The New Family

Cheryl, Sedona, Arizona I was a La Leche League Leader in Illinois for 20 years. Three months ago, my daughter-in-law gave birth to my first grandchild – a boy. Breastfeeding did not proceed smoothly at first. My grandson… Read More

Megan’s Story: Balancing College And Pregnancy

Megan M. We’re in the season of chapters closing and new adventures on the horizon as schools wrap up another year and graduates walk across the stage to receive their diplomas. It brings back memories of my own… Read More

Hard Things Get Better

Jessica Santini-Levenhagen, Grand Forks, North Dakota Editor’s Note: This essay was originally published in the Fall 2020 edition of Northern LLLights, the Area Newsletter for La Leche League of MN/Das. When my second son, Holden, was born in… Read More