The revised go-to resource on breastfeeding that mothers have relied on for generations!
La Leche League has for many years set the standard for supporting families in the art of breastfeeding. This new edition brings that support to today’s parents, with up-to-date information, new illustrations, and stories from mothers, fathers, and grandparents around the world sharing their own experiences.
• Why breastfeeding matters • Getting started—feeding cues and nursing positions • Life with your breastfed baby • Managing common challenges—new research • Going back to work—expressing and storing your milk • Sleep (and how to get more of it), starting family foods, and weaning
La Leche League is here to help you meet your breastfeeding goals, whether you’re planning to breastfeed for a few weeks or a few years. This book puts information at your fingertips, ready to help you when you need support at any point on your breastfeeding journey.
About the Author
Since 1955, when La Leche League started in the Chicago suburbs with seven women intent on spreading information about the benefits of breastfeeding, it has grown into the leading breastfeeding advocacy organization in the world. La Leche League International regularly holds seminars and workshops for health-care professionals and parents, and publishes more than twenty books on child care.