“I revel in the power of mothers supporting mothers, women supporting women, strong mothers.”
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For centuries the image of Madonna and Child appeared in art as a nursing mother and child. The image would have been a common one for artists and patrons alike. Mothers nursed their children in every culture, encouraged and revered in this role by every religious tradition.
Today we offer a nod to the day’s celebratory history of mother and child, and the rich symbolism of milk and nurturing.
La Leche League is a non-sectarian organization and does not endorse any particular religious belief.