March 2, 2018

Breastfeeding an Older Child and Weaning with Love

I have two beautiful girls. They are now aged six-and-a-half, and nearly four. I always believed I would breastfed my babies when I had them. My mother had […]
March 2, 2018

Sudden Weaning

On July 26th this year, the day my little girl Jessica turned 11 months, she awoke with a bad cold.   She refused her morning breastfeed and later in the morning after one small nursing began refusing every time I offered her the breast. I was surprised, as up until that day, she had breastfed happily several times a day and often once or twice during the night as well. By that night I knew something was wrong as she was unhappy and crying a lot and I suspected an ear infection.  I was expressing milk and offered her that in a cup.  She was otherwise drinking water happily from her cup […]
March 2, 2018

Two Styles of Mothering

Before my son was born I attended a ‘preparing for parenthood’ course with my husband. It strongly advocated ‘parent controlled feeding and sleeping’ or scheduled feeding. […]
March 2, 2018

Mothering Through Breastfeeding

When I had my first baby, I had already decided to give breastfeeding a go. But the main focus for me during pregnancy was coping with […]
January 10, 2018

Nursing Mother, Working Mother

Nursing Mother, Working Mother In revising this edition of her classic text, Gale Pryor (daughter of Karen) has been joined by another equally well-known US author […]
January 10, 2018

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding 8th Edition

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding 8th Edition La Leche League International’s iconic manual has been through many incarnations in its previous seven editions, but this eighth edition […]
January 5, 2018

Attached at the Heart

Attached at the Heart is written by the co-founders of Attachment Parenting International (API), who began their parenting with LLL and first learned about attachment parenting […]