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Staying Home: Perceived Free Time

“My days are full as I stay at home to care for my three-year-old and six-month-old children. Now that my youngest is past the newborn stage, I feel as if I’m in a really good place as far… Read More

Upcoming LLL USA Events

LLL USA continues to add a variety of events throughout the United States in 2017. Are you looking for an opportunity to connect with other parents about breastfeeding and parenting? Are you interested in gathering more information about… Read More

Looking Back: The Time of Our Lives

Sandi Cianciola, Ohio Originally published in January/February 1983 issue of La Leche League News Editor’s Note: The first issue of La Leche League News, the bimonthly publication for members, was published in 1958. The name changed to New Beginnings in 1985. New Beginnings continued to… Read More

Breastfeeding and Motor Development: Mutually Beneficial!

Allyson Wessells, Columbus, Ohio I became a physical therapist in 1999, a mother in 2007, and a La Leche League Leader in 2009. The parallels of these are interesting and revealing as I reflect back on them. As… Read More

Diary of an Expectant Mother

Welcome to Julie’s diary! Julie first met La Leche League when she was struggling with latch issues with her first daughter.  Those were resolved and Julie went on to nurse her daughter into toddlerhood.  Walk with Julie over… Read More

Oh, the Places a Mother Goes! Part 6

As 2016 winds down, we’d like to share a few more photos submitted by our readers from all over the world as they—and their nurslings— explored the sights and sounds of the communities around them. Dawn nurses four-month-old… Read More

What La Leche League Means to Me: An Interview with Longtime Leader Verna Gremaud

Interview conducted by Becky Yeater, La Leche League of Creve Coeur (St. Louis, Missouri) Editor’s Note: As we continue to celebrate the 60th anniversary of La Leche League, we thought our readers would enjoy a peek into the… Read More

My Birth Story: Lucy’s Early Arrival

Melissa Bair, Columbus, Ohio When I was pregnant with my first daughter, we lived in Wisconsin. We were planning on moving to Ohio when I would have been 34 weeks. We had everything set up: a doctor and… Read More

Looking Back: It’s Kind of Magical

Fran Workman, Illinois Originally published in September/October 1983 issue of La Leche League News Editor’s Note: The first issue of La Leche League News, the bimonthly publication for members, was published in 1958. The name changed to New Beginnings in 1985. New Beginnings continued to… Read More

Upcoming LLL USA Events in 2017

As this year winds down, we are looking ahead to 2017 and the many fun and exciting LLL USA events available for individuals and families. Are you looking for an opportunity to connect with other parents about breastfeeding… Read More