The following resources are for educational purposes and do not replace the advice of your Healthcare Provider. The Infant Risk Center has mobile apps available for mothers and healthcare providers, you can learn more at their website. LLLeader Jessica F.
This information is on topics of interest to parents of breastfed children. It is not intended to be advise, medical or otherwise. If you have a serious breastfeeding problem or concern, please talk directly to a La Leche League Leader which will provide you with support, encouragement, and evidence-based information.
We are parents like you who have breastfed or chestfed our own children and now volunteer to support others to reach their goals. As volunteer Leaders we are accredited within La Leche League Canada after a detailed training program and have access to current scientific and legal information to help support others. Connection and respect are at the heart of what we do and we strive to ensure that all families are welcomed and reflected in every aspect of La Leche League Canada, including in our volunteer Leaders.
La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing support, encouragement, information, and education to women who want to breastfeed. La Leche League Leaders are available by phone or email for breastfeeding help or to give more information about our Support Meetings. The mission of La Leche League International is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and the mother. All pregnant and nursing mothers are welcome to attend.
LLL USA encourages, informs, educates, supports, and promotes the use of human milk and the intimate relationship and development that comes from nursing a child for as long as mutually desired. Breastfeeding is natural, but it does not always come naturally. Whether you are working or home with your baby, La Leche League can help you reach your breastfeeding goals.
La Leche League International strives to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother. Contact a volunteer Leader for free telephone, text or e-mail help, or join us for one of our regular meetings to get to know other breastfeeding mothers and mothers-to-be. More on the LLL Philosophy.
Every August, in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, my social media feed is flooded with breastfeeding praise and celebrations, including badges created by La Leche League LLLa breastfeeding support group, documenting specific parts of the breastfeeding journey. I exclusively breastfed my son for 13 months, and am now breastfeeding his little sister, who is 6 months old. I see many LLL badges that would apply to me.
La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to breastfeeding families. All those interested in breastfeeding their baby are welcome to attend the discussion groups or to call a Leader for breastfeeding help. LLL Leaders offer up-to-date, practical breastfeeding information through monthly meetings or telephone, e-mail, or Facebook help.
During the early days with my third baby, I felt a special connection in my heart and soul with my LLL colleagues and with all the mothers whose breastfeeding wisdom has been passed along. I know whenever I contact my [LLLI] friend and mentor Genny, she will have sound, reasonable, educated information to share. I appreciate her help with breastfeeding and mothering