Teresa Pitman

Author, La Leche League Canada

Teresa Pitman has been a La Leche League Leader working with breastfeeding mothers for more than 35 years. She was Executive Director of La Leche League Canada for three years, and is also the author or co-author of 18 books on parenting and related topics, including most recently Dr. Jack Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding; Sweet Sleep; Preparing to Breastfeed: A Pregnant Woman's Guide; and The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding. Teresa often speaks at conferences across North America and internationally. She is the mother of four grown children (all breastfed) and the grandmother of six.

Episodes for this expert

  • How Breastfeeding Reduces SIDS

    When a baby dies from SIDS it is sad, scary and unimaginable. Did you know breastfeeding your baby can actually reduce their risk? In this episode, we’ll learn more about SIDS and its impact. And we’ll discuss how feeding your baby from the breast or expressed breast milk in a bottle can help keep your baby as safe as possible.

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