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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Sometimes breastfeeding families are challenged with thoughtless remarks by others. Today's blog shares response tips for these types of comments. Read more in "Dealing With Thoughtless Remarks"... Read more

"In my mind, these three very different breastfeeding experiences serve as a strong indication that lactation really is a super power!" says one mother who shares her personal story in this week's blog "Breastfeeding is My Superpower".  Read... Read more

My breastfeeding journey began when I gave birth to my first daughter, Tayla. I was 21 years old and completely naive about breastfeeding. I had no role models, support or information, I just somehow knew I was going to do it. My nipples were... Read more

A diabetic mother shares how she overcame breastfeeding challenges in today's blog Breastfeeding With Diabetes here.... Read more

When I had my first baby, I was very determined to breastfeed even though I had barely seen anyone breastfeeding while growing up in France. None of my family members (mother, aunties, cousins) had breastfed their babies nor did any of my friends... Read more

Recurrent mastitis & baby's tongue-tie did not stop this mother from breastfeeding: "I wanted to share the beginning of our story because I hope it can inspire others to keep going, find support, and know that they are not alone in their... Read more

"I am so thankful that I became a part of my local La Leche League group. Without the support, information and contacts of the group, my second breastfeeding experience may not have been so positive." Read more about one mother's... Read more

"Mothers who breastfeed are at significantly lower risk of developing breast cancer than women who do not. More people need to understand that breastfeeding appears to have substantial long-term effects on women’s health". Read more in this week'... Read more

What happens when a mother contacts LLLC? What happens at a LLL meeting? Read more in this week's blog here.

What was it like breastfeeding a baby twenty-five years ago? Well, much more difficult than it is today in some ways and pretty much the same in others. We've learned that needs can’t be put off to some convenient time, and it’s how we tend to... Read more

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