I experienced PPD (and probably PTSD) following the birth of my second child. As a second time mother, I just didn’t see it coming. I figured that because I had gotten through my first postpartum period with nothing more than a case of the... Read more
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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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In celebration of the Chinese New Year (which will be on January 25th) and the Chinese year of the Rat (a breastfeeding species!) we will take a brief look at beliefs around breastfeeding within the Chinese culture and some resources... Read more
Ruth McAllister with the Victoria Central Group in BC shares some wonderful stories from her fall Group Garage Sale. Her Group brought in over $3,000!
"I sold a hernia truss and a Viking costume to 3 slightly drunken men going to a stag... Read more
Human milk is a fresh, living substance – not just a ready-to-use food. When you make the effort to provide expressed milk for your baby, if he or she cannot nurse directly, you are ensuring that your baby continues to receive ideal... Read more
First time parents are often surprised by the feeding noises that come with breastfeeding a baby. Breastfeeding and parenting books don’t usually mention the sounds, photos are silent and many expectant parents have never spent time with a... Read more
April 7- 13, 2019 is National Volunteer Week in Canada. In the past we have showcased and highlighted some of volunteers and the work that we know they do. This year, we are sharing some of the thanks our volunteer Leaders have received from... Read more
March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day. The theme for 2019 is "leave no one behind" to ensure that people with Down syndrome are not left behind because of prevailing negative attitudes, low expectations, discrimination and exclusion.
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Why does celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week in Canada matter?
Taleah Clarke, a La Leche League Leader in Toronto and the mother of three boys ages 5, 2 and 2 months, shares her story;
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