Month: August 2021


LLLI News 23 August 2021

Monday, August 23, 2021

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News from LLLI, May-August 2021

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Summary of LLLI activities, May-August 2021 In May we joined join with LLL entities, and countless other organizations and individuals around the world to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes. Read about our activities here. In August we celebrated World Breastfeeding Week 2021 – find our resources and … Read More

Dear Readers

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Welcome to this new issue of Breastfeeding Today! Let’s start with our poetry column and the emotional rhymes from Ann Calandro’s poem, A Letter to My Four Children: “At first, I felt alone but I was not. Wise La Leche League Leaders and mothers accepted and supported me as they modeled gentle mothering with their … Read More

Parenting Post COVID-19: Breastfeeding and Beyond

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

By Chapel Taylor-Olsen – Utah, USA We’ve ended up with a distorted sense of time after the last year and a half, but the world didn’t actually stop. It is estimated that 116 million babies were born during just the first 9 months of the pandemic. [1] Millions of families around the world had to … Read More

Why Infant Reflux Matters

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

By Carol Smyth – Ballyclare, IBCLC, Northern Ireland If you have a new baby, it is likely you’ve heard about reflux or gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). Many mothers worry about whether their baby could have GERD if they are crying or unsettled. You may know other babies who are on medication for reflux. Are large … Read More

A Letter to My Four Children

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

By Ann Calandro – North Carolina, USA I am your mother. You grew in me! I ate well and sang happy songs to you. I gently patted you all day long. I learned from class and birthing books how to breathe and relax and help you into the world, wanting only the best beginning for … Read More

Πανεύκολη κολοκυθόπιτα χωρίς φύλλο (Delicious & Easy Zucchini Pie – Greek Version)

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

ΤΗΣ ΠΗΝΕΛΟΠΗΣ ΚΑΡΑΓΚΟΥΝΗ, ΑΘΗΝΑ, ΕΛΛΑΔΑ Μία εύκολη και γρήγορη κολοκυθόπιτα με απλά υλικά που αρέσει πολύ σε μικρούς και μεγάλους! Υλικά για ένα οβάλ πυρέξ 39 εκατοστών: 2 φλ. κολοκυθάκια πράσινα, τριμμένα στον τρίφτη και στυμμένα (περίπου 800γρ.) ½ κ γλ αλάτι 300 γρ. φέτα 4 μεγάλα ή 5 μικρά αυγά 280 ml γάλα εβαπορέ … Read More

Delicious & Easy Zucchini Pie

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

By Penelope Karagouni – Athens, Greece An easy and fast zucchini pie with simple ingredients that your family is going to love! Ingredients for a 15 in./39 cm. oval baking pan: 2 cups zucchini, grated and squeezed (about 1.8 lbs./800gr.) ½ teaspoon salt 0.7 lb./300 gr. feta cheese 4 large or 5 small eggs 9.5 … Read More

LLLI News 9 August 2021

Monday, August 9, 2021

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