Thursday's Tip

Welcome to La Leche League Canada's blog.

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.

Subscribe to our LLLC Blog feed to be notified of new posts!

Most recent bLLLog post:

I have often heard the definition of weaning as ‘to be satisfied’ and in my experience I think this is true. With my first baby, Matthew, I was an exhausted new mother trying desperately to do everything right. He had latching trouble that even... Read more

What does some of the research say about cigarette smoking and breastfeeding? Read more in this week's blog by clicking here.

You CAN breastfeed after a Cesarean birth. This week's blog shares some tips and resources.  Please click... Read more

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

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