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Audrey Grimaldi, Long Island, New York. I remember that day like it was yesterday. I looked around the room wondering, “Am I the oldest one in here? Are we the oldest couple here?” I didn’t really feel out... Read More

The post Audrey’s Story: “My Breasts Work Just Fine At 40” appeared first on La Leche League USA.

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Ginger Cofield Lakhani, Brooklyn, New York, and Santa Fe, New Mexico Before I had my first baby, the concept of birth and childcare was so abstract that it was easy to take for granted that if I stuck... Read More

The post Ginger’s Breastfeeding Story: Learning to Listen appeared first on La Leche League USA.

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At the beginning of the year, Laura Carrihill Lamb of Hartford, Connecticut, shared this glimpse of life with her nursling, Eleanor: “My munchkin claims ‘I’m tired’ when I get home so that I’ll lie down with her in... Read More
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Christie Alarcon, Fullerton, California. Editor’s Note: Christie’s daughter, Luna, is now seven months old. Christie wrote this when she was preparing to return to work and Luna was three months old. Christie wrote about Luna’s successful latching: “One night I... Read More
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Naomi Benjamin, Blaine, Minnesota. Here is a recipe that is a favorite in our household. It’s also dairy free and quite nutritionally dense. My nurslings will eat multiple portions; they typically eat more than I do when this is... Read More
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Jane Pedler, Union City, New Jersey Originally published in Garden Statements (LLL New Jersey) and reprinted in the January-February 1978 issue of La Leche League News. Editor’s Note: The first issue of La Leche League News, the bimonthly publication for members,... Read More
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Chrissy Fleishman, Maryland Even though I did not carry or birth my child, I decided to induce lactation in order to breastfeed him. Yes it’s possible, and more and more people are doing it! Parents through surrogacy and... Read More
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Sadie Wright, Queens, New York I felt the sensation that usually would cue me to look at my baby to see if he needed feeding — my breasts filling up with milk. However, I was back at work,... Read More
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AJ Cecil-Starlin, Sioux City, Iowa Baby-Led Weaning: The (Not-So) Revolutionary Way to Start Solids and Make a Happy Eater is an excellent resource for both new and seasoned parents. It’s filled with everything parents could want to know to... Read More
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Janice Prosterman, Omaha, Neb. My husband and I babysit our four young grandchildren ages two to six years old, 55 hours or more a week. The grandchildren are from two different families. Here are two of their favorite... Read More
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