When we found out that Isla would be born with a cleft lip and possibly palate, one of the first things we were told was that she would not be able to breastfeed. Breastfeeding my eldest daughter, Isabelle, two years before had not been straightforward – she had a posterior tongue tie and lost 16% … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding a baby with cleft lip and palate
What is Postnatal Depression? Postnatal depression, or PND, is a depression that starts within the first 12 months after giving birth. In the UK it is estimated that 1 in 10 women suffers from PND at some point during the first 12 months of their baby’s life (1). The symptoms of PND include low … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding and Postnatal Depression
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Abstracts are particularly invited that address ways to support the theme of our conference; Breastfeeding: the Next Generation. All abstracts must acknowledge that breastfeeding is normal for the mother-baby dyad. This form should be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org … [Read more...] about La Leche League GB Conference 2018 – Poster Abstract Submission Form
This is the draft timetable for the LLLGB 2018 Conference. A final version will be shared when it is available. Draft Timetable LLLGB Conf 2018, 10.08.18 … [Read more...] about Conference draft timetable
Help us support more breastfeeding families across Great Britain and become an LLLGB Champion So far our supporters have travelled 65 miles and raised £1,753.50 LLLGB Champions across the country will be raising much needed funds for LLLGB this year. To join you need to register … [Read more...] about Raise money, get rewards, and become an LLLGB champion!
“I just don't know what to say to my friends. They can see me struggling with breastfeeding, and they can't understand why I don't just formula feed like they are. They're all going to the cinema next week without their babies, and there's no way I can go with them because I can't be away from my … [Read more...] about What do you say when people ask why you breastfeed?