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 experienced breastfeeding mothers, accredited by La Leche League International. They are familiar with research and current findings dealing with all aspects of nursing and are trained to answer questions or concerns you may have about breastfeeding. Leaders are volunteers who are available for free telephone or e-mail counseling every day.
La Leche League offers breastfeeding support and information through:
Monthly Series Meetings
Telephone and e-mail help from experienced, accredited Leaders
Lending libraries with books on breastfeeding, childbirth, parenting, and nutrition
LLL breastfeeding information sheets and pamphlets
Books for sale including our book, The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding Today and New Beginnings, online blogs for parents
The La Leche League International website
More than 50 years experience providing mother-to-mother help
Our monthly meetings rotate through four general topics:
Advantages of Breastfeeding
Preparing for Baby, Childbirth, and the New Baby at Home
The Art of Breastfeeding: Avoiding and Overcoming Difficulties