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August 04th 2014:Breastfeeding Support A Winning Goal for Generations

World Breastfeeding Week is the perfect time to celebrate mothers and breastfeeding, and the role of supportive resources in achieving breastfeeding goals! This year we tip our hats to La Leche League International, a longtime leader in mother-to-mother breastfeeding support—and Marian Tompson, one of the seven Chicago-area women who founded the pioneering breastfeeding group. La Leche League International celebrated its 50th anniversary a few years ago, and as an organization it continues going strong, working to support breastfeeding for generations of mothers! Join Marie and special guest M

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Marian Tompson

Marian Tompson, one of the Founders of La Leche League International and served as its president for 24 years. She was the first editor of the LLL newsletter (now Breastfeeding Today) and started the library of breastfeeding research that became the Center for Breastfeeding Information. Marian also launched breastfeeding seminars for physicians (yearly 1973-2008) and founded AnotherLook, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to gathering information, raising questions, and stimulating research about breastfeeding and HIV/AIDS. Marian serves on the International Advisory Council for WABA (World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action) and LLLI Board of Directors and is a popular speaker worldwid
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