La Leche League
groups grew rapidly in New Zealand, especially during the 1970s.
This handy, highly portable, and thoroughly "user friendly" edition of The Breastfeeding Answer Book by Nancy Mohrbacher (an accredited La Leche League
Leader and international board-certified lactation consultant) is a core reference for anyone working in the field of lactation.
Both the International Lactation Consultant Association and La Leche League
International provide knowledgeable support personnel.
La Leche League
International gives information about domperidone on its Web site, but plainly states that the drug is not approved in the United States and is used off label as a galactagogue.
After I had my first child, Calum, I joined the La Leche League
, which promotes breastfeeding.
Ward was active in La Leche League
when she was a young mother, but she later reexamined the league from her perspective as a scholar of religious studies.
Also, for breast-feeding questions, ask the La Leche League
, a group that helps new mothers learn about breast-feeding, nutrition, and child care.
Some mothers benefit from having a La Leche League
Leader or other qualified breast-feeding counselor observe a feeding session to offer suggestions on positioning.
Baldwin serves as legal adviser to La Leche League
International, an Illinois-based organization that promotes breast-feeding.
For further information on breastfeeding advantages and proper technique, call La Leche League
I stand firmly, 100 percent behind breast-feeding," said Betty Crase, director of the Center for Breast-Feeding Information at La Leche League
Contact a local La Leche League
for lots of good information, or check your library for books on the subject.