World Breastfeeding Week

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In honor of this week’s World Breastfeeding Week, I thought you might enjoy seeing this video commemorating the 50th anniversary of La Leche League.  It’s a fascinating look at the founders of this organization that has touched so many lives.  As a young mom, I had tremendous issues with breastfeeding and garnered a great deal of information and support from LLL.


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Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of CatholicMom.com and the bestselling author of the Chime Travelers children's fiction series, The Grace of Yes, The Handbook for Catholic Moms and A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms. As a board member and frequent host on KNXT Catholic Television, Lisa has produced and hosted multiple programs and has appeared on EWTN and CatholicTV. Hendey hosted “Catholic Moments” on Radio Maria and is the technology contributor for EWTN’s SonRise Morning Show. She blogs at multiple online venues including Patheos. Her articles have appeared in Catholic Digest, National Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor. Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic technology and communications topics. She was selected as an Elizabeth Egan Journalism Fellow, attended the Vatican Bloggers Meeting, the “Bishops and Bloggers” meeting and the Catholic Press Association tour of Israel as a guest of the Israeli Ministry of Tourism. Hendey lives with her family in the Diocese of Fresno, California.

2 Comments

  1. Thanks for this Lisa! As a certified breastfeeding educator, I am always thrilled to see support for this natural and beautiful way to feed our lovely babies, those precious gifts from God!

  2. Jenna Holloway on

    WOW, and to think, 50 years later, after all of their hard work, we are STILL fighting for the rights to feed our babies naturally. God bless these amazing women, fighting for us and our babies!

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