Karem explains her answer to this question that so many mothers are asked A few days ago my husband’s friend came for dinner and, as one does to be polite, sought to make conversation with me. Awkwardly unsure of how to phrase the question, he looked at me, stay at home mother of two toddlers and … [Read more...] about So what do you do?
Breastfeeding Matters is the LLLGB members' magazine, with news and views from LLLGB and inspiring stories from our members.
You can support the work of of LLLGB by becoming a member, and receive six copies of Breastfeeding Matters a year. Here are a selection of articles from the magazine.
Graziella faced an unusually steep set of challenges when returning to work, but with all three of her children she managed to fit breastfeeding into her schedule. Sitting on an hospital bed in December 2008, I had a mixture of feelings: trepidation in the wait to see my baby, worry about the … [Read more...] about My journey to returning to work
Estelle’s baby’s birth didn’t go to plan and they battled with getting breastfeeding started. Here, she writes about their path through a rocky first few weeks. I had decided long before my daughter was born that I was going to breastfeed: I spent a lot of time educating myself at antenatal … [Read more...] about When something just isn’t right
Rosie’s low milk supply has meant that she has used an at-breast supplementer since her son was five weeks old. Here she tells us the practical details of how this is working for her and her son. I have been using an at-breast supplementer system for six months now, and it has made a … [Read more...] about In praise of at-breast supplementers