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The information on this collection of pages has been reprinted with permission from LLLI publications. Articles are listed with the most recently published or revised items first.

For more information related to this topic, see the sections on The Early Weeks, Suck Problems, and Breast Problems and Pain

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) files:

PDF Tear-sheets from
The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding:

Articles from New Beginnings, the bimonthly publication from LLL USA:

Articles from Leaven, our publication for Leaders:

Articles from Breastfeeding Abstracts, our research-based publication:

Podcasts (audio files):

THE WOMANLY ART OF BREASTFEEDING, NEW 8th Edition, published by La Leche League International, is the most complete resource available for the breastfeeding mother.

LLLI Breastfeeding Tips and Products includes helpful answers to frequently asked breastfeeding questions plus a section that features books and products.

We provide articles from our publications from previous years for reference for our Leaders and members. Readers are cautioned to remember that research and medical information change over time.

You may order your own copies of helpful pamphlets and books, as well as subscriptions to New Beginnings, through your local LLL Group or directly from the LLLI Online Store.

Do you have a breastfeeding story you would like to share with other parents? It is easy to contribute to New Beginnings! Here are the instructions.

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