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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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Happy Canada Day, to those who celebrate! 

Here’s a photo of my daughter and I on her first Canada Day, seven years ago today. My husband was away for the week-end celebrating a soon-to-be groom, so we joined my sister and brother-in-... Read more

 

(*Trigger Warning* - description and experience of misscarriage, loss and milk coming in after loss).

 

“It’s too late, Ms. Gauvin... we can only wait now.”

These words will be burned in my memory forever.... Read more

This past Monday, I had oral surgery. I had thought, like most of us do, that I’d be fine and be able to at least keep up with 50-75% of my plate load of things. Wow, was I ever wrong, and instead, I’ve spent most of the week on my couch.  I... Read more

This past Monday, I had oral surgery. I had thought, like most of us do, that I’d be fine and be able to at least keep up with 50-75% of my plate load of things. Wow, was I ever wrong, and instead, I’ve spent most of the week on my couch.  I... Read more

This past Monday, I had oral surgery. I had thought, like most of us do, that I’d be fine and be able to at least keep up with 50-75% of my plate load of things. Wow, was I ever wrong, and instead, I’ve spent most of the week on my couch.  I... Read more


 

As June marks pride month, it is a very special one to me. I’ll explain why!... Read more

As an organization, we support families in their journeys through lactation. In this way, our goals and values are inseparably tied to the rights of all persons to security, health and freedom. La Leche League Canada stands in solidarity with the... Read more

Despite what some people may tell you, you can expect your milk supply to stay about the same, when you are feeling stressed. If your baby is acting fussy, and hungry, try nursing more often. Your baby will get more to eat by feeding more often,... Read more

La Leche League Canada's statement on finding support during COVID-19 can be found HERE

Parents often have questions about caring for their breastfed children’s teeth, particularly if the child is feeding at the breast to go to sleep or through the night.

For more information on childhood caries and breastfeeding please visit... 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