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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The action of drinking from a bottle is completely different to breastfeeding, which can alter the suck pattern for a newborn making them reluctant to return to the breast (La Leche League 2013, 2014).
La Leche League sometimes is (undeservedly) portrayed as an extremist group, but this book is nothing but supportive of whatever your choices are about nursing and sleeping.
* Peer support such as through the WIC program or La Leche League make mothers more successful because they provide role models, but are few and far between in some areas.
"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).
Finau is also a breastfeeding peer support worker in her church, having completed a six-day La Leche League training session.
I put in phone calls to La Leche League, my pediatrician and my midwife.
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.
McLaughlin notes that Lansinoh Lanolin is the only topical cream endorsed by the La Leche League.
La Leche League 50th Anniversary Conference: Celebrating the Power of Breastfeeding, July 20-23, 2007.
She also served as a La Leche League leader for 10 years while raising her children.