La Leche League


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La Leche League

n. La Liga de la Leche, organización que promueve la lactancia materna.
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La Leche League (2013) Breastfeeding basics Information sheet.
When I had my first child I had never heard of La Leche League, yet it has been in the UK for nearly 30 years, with the first peer counsellor programme in 1991.
The La Leche League says that human milk from the mom is still the best option followed by milk expressed by the mom, human milk from another mother and then formula," she told the Marietta Times.
The La Leche League were considered to be radical by health care professionals, as their ideas were completely contrary to the existing hospital practices of restricted access and regimented scheduling of baby feeding (Apple, 1994; Gordon, 1998; Kedgley, 1996).
La Leche League urges all midwives, welt child nurses, practice nurses, GPs, family members and friends to encourage pregnant and breastfeeding women to make contact with a mother-to-mother breastfeeding support group.
This "Barbara" could be used on posters to promote breastfeeding and on stamps to raise money for breastfeeding support or La Leche League.
The mothers have completed the La Leche League peer counsellor programme at Wavertree Children's Centre, giving them the skills to offer new mothers breastfeeding support.
Even if the small yearly fee to belong to the La Leche League were supplemented by the city, it would be cheaper than $50,000 a year.
We have a pretty informed parent base, and a lot of those parents are employers also," said Judy Mieger of Cottage Grove, local leader of La Leche League, a breast-feeding advocacy group.
La Leche League 50th Anniversary Conference: Celebrating the Power of Breastfeeding, July 20-23, 2007.
board-certified lactation consultants into the shelters to start working directly with the mothers who wanted our help," says Katy Lebbing, herself an international board-certified lactation consultant with La Leche League International, an organization that supports and promotes breastfeeding.