Month: July 2021


LLLI News 26 July 2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

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World Breastfeeding Week 2021: Protect Breastfeeding

Monday, July 26, 2021

This year the theme for World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility​. Skip to: Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility Skip to: Global Breastfeeding Advocacy Skip to: LLLI Resources for WBW Skip to: Collaborative Events – Get Involved Protect Breastfeeding:A Shared Responsibility​ Our partners, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) coordinate and organize World Breastfeeding … Read More

LLLI News 12 July 2021

Monday, July 12, 2021

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Persistent Pain When Breastfeeding

Friday, July 2, 2021

Cindy Garrison, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA Breastfeeding is not supposed to hurt. Yet many mothers and nursing parents complain of pain associated with breastfeeding, which can be a leading cause for early weaning. When someone calls about persistent nipple pain or breast pain, a Leader can review the most common causes for pain while breastfeeding, such … Read More

July 2021 Leader Today

Friday, July 2, 2021

In this Issue Welcome to our July 2021 issue! In this issue we have an article about solving persistent pain in breastfeeding by Cindy Garrison. Anna Burbidge shares a meeting outline for an online Series Meeting and Roberta Same and Lori Bryan review the bias exercise as part of application work. Finally Heidy Guzmán discusses … Read More

Revised Bias Exercise

Friday, July 2, 2021

Roberta Samec, Ontario, Canada and Lori Bryan, California, USA The Leader Accreditation Department (LAD) offers Leader Applicants the opportunity to do three optional exercises: Listening Exercise, Bias Exercise, Mixing Causes Exercise. None of these are required exercises, however they can be a valuable addition to application work. A supporting Leader or LAD representative may recommend … Read More

The Evolution of the Support Concept

Friday, July 2, 2021

Heidy Guzmán, Guatemala City, Guatemala What are the concepts? The LLL philosophy is a set of ideas that are based on Leaders’ values when it comes to breastfeeding and parenting. It is summarized in ten concepts. Our philosophy distinguishes us from other organizations that support, promote or protect breastfeeding. This philosophy influences our decision of … Read More

Creating That LLL Feeling at a Zoom Meeting

Friday, July 2, 2021

Anna Burbidge, Market Harborough, Great Britain During the global COVID-19 pandemic over the last year many LLL Leaders have turned to Zoom as a way of offering Group meetings, and many have found it can be a really good way to provide information and mother-to-mother support. (See Over the past year my own Group … Read More