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Abundant Milk and Rapid Milk Ejection

by Mary Francell, Washington, USA Based on a talk by Kay Hoover presented at the LLLI 65th anniversary conference Having a robust milk supply usually ensures that a baby thrives and grows. However, sometimes an oversupply or a rapid milk…

Lactational amenorrhea: fertility, birth control and breastfeeding

Kelly Durbin, Austin, Texas, USA Lactational amenorrhea is a period of temporary infertility that accompanies breastfeeding and is marked by the absence of monthly periods. Postpartum fertility is an important topic and many mothers who seek breastfeeding support have questions…

Discussing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion with Applicants

Sarah Quigley, San Francisco, California, USA and Linda Wieser, Nova Scotia, Canada Equity, diversity and inclusion, also known as EDI, are valued within La Leche League (LLL).  Why are equity, diversity and inclusion important? They complement our mission: To help…

Putting Czech Republic on the LLL Map

Hana Cermakova, Brno, Czech Republic I became an LLL Leader in the summer of 2021. My first encounter with LLL was in 2018 when I was an expatriate (expat) living in Berlin, Germany and pregnant with my first child. I…

Order of Women and Democracy “Policarpa Salavarrieta”

Mantenerse al día Orden de Mujeres y Democracia “Policarpa Salavarrieta” Claudia García, Bogotá, Colombia El martes 14 de diciembre de 2021, la Liga de La Leche Colombia recibió la condecoración de la Orden de la Mujer y la Democracia “Policarpa…