Thursday's Tip

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There are as many ways to be a mother as there are mothers and almost as many ways to breastfeed. We hope you will find postings here that resonate with you, inform you or get you thinking. We look forward to hearing your thoughts.

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I didn't know how long the sleepless nights would stretch out for. Long after the newborn phase. Three years in, and there's no end in sight. ... Read more


Fasting (abstaining from food or fluids or both for a period of time) is an idea that goes far back in history and is a part of the practice of many current day religions. Different faith groups have different rules about fasting... Read more

I was in my 3rd year of nursing school, completing my community placement at an... Read more


The 1st month of breastfeeding my baby gave to me: a warm cuddly baby to hold!... Read more


**Content Warning: Adoption, Loss, Separation**


There was no big celebration when my son was born.  It was a traumatic birth, we both almost died, according to the health care team.  I... Read more

With Remembrance Day fast approaching, I'm reminded of those in the military service who are away from their families. I served in the Coast Guard for 15 years. As a paramilitary member, we could be called into service for Canada if needed.... Read more

A very dear Leche League Leader and friend asked me to share something. Typically, I would decline such invitations, however, I thought this would be a great opportunity to share something that I have been thinking about a lot recently. As is... Read more



• Get off to a good start with skin-to-skin care and early, frequent “boob” feedings.

• If it hurts, seek help from La Leche League before the... Read more

This is us right now. Our days our busy; sometimes chaotic, always loud. There are six of us in a... Read more

To encourage, promote and provide breastfeeding, chest feeding and human milk feeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society