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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Two mothers each share their experiences tandem nursing in this week's Supporting Breastfeeding blog.  Read about it here.

Did you ever wonder why your breastfed baby has a lower risk of getting an infection?  Read more in today's LLLC Supporting Breastfeeding blog... Read more

What's it like parenting a large family? "The more children, the more highly-organised you have to be". One mother of six shares her story of parenting her large family. Read more in this week's Supporting Breastfeeding blog... Read more

Breastfeeding research and articles appear in various forms of media on a regular basis. Sometimes they are reporting on the results of studies and sometimes they are opinion pieces. Whether the reports come from social media, blogs, print media... Read more

Peer Support is important to mothers breastfeeding young children and you can find it at La Leche League!  Today's blog explores one mother's parenting journey through breastfeeding her children.  Read about it... Read more

Camping is a summer ritual for many Canadian families and one that you don’t necessarily want to stop just because you have added a baby or toddler to your life. Breastfeeding makes getting away into the outdoors much easier when you have little... Read more

As we celebrate Canada Day it is fun to know that the most iconic Canadian animal also breastfeeds its young.

Beavers are mammals. The adult females give birth to one litter of 1-6 kits each spring. The mother feeds her babies milk when... Read more

Recently there seems to have been a rise in the number of stories shared through social media about mothers who are told they should cover up or leave a public location because of breastfeeding. Hopefully this increase is more a factor of mothers... Read more

This is the week when the focus is on Dad. In many breastfeeding families dad plays a huge role in helping breastfeeding get off to a good start and supporting the breastfeeding parent. To find out more about... 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