Llli

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La Leche League International - Criticism
... has criticized "The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding", published by LLLI, as providing nutritional advice that may undermine some of the benefits of breastfeeding ... One study of LLLI's philosophies and practices suggested a series of paradoxes while promoting a sense of maternal competence, resistance to authority and the ... of the medical mother measuring out doctor's office chemicals for her baby, the contemporary LLLI uses a continual diatribe of medical testimony to push women toward their definition of "good ...
La Leche League International - History
... (LLLI) in 1964 with groups in Canada, Mexico and New Zealand ... In 1981 LLLI was granted consultative status with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) ... In 1985 LLLI served on the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, established to develop and administer a voluntary certification program for lactation consultants ...
La Leche League International - Influence - United States
... Audrey Naylor, MD and a member of the LLLI Professional Advisory Board relied on the organization's resources in training health care workers around the world through Wellstart International, the ... In 1982 LLLI established a Lactation Consultant Department under the leadership of LLL Leader JoAnne Scott, assisted by Linda Smith, Judy Good, Chele Marmet and other LLL Leaders ... In 1985 LLLI loaned $40,000 to found an independent International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners ...