Category Growing Your Group

Not Mixing Causes – the Secret to our Longevity?

Miriam Main, Edinburgh, Scotland 2021 is a year to remember. In addition to mothering, working, and leading through a pandemic, we have been able to celebrate La Leche League’s special 65th birthday. As we approach the end of this unusual…

Reaching Adolescent Mothers

Rebecca Renegar, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA As Leaders, our goal is to promote breastfeeding for every nursing mother and baby. However, some mothers remain more difficult to reach than others. Adolescent mothers often fall into this category. The birth rate…

In Pursuit of Equitable Breastfeeding Support

Eva Williams, North Oxfordshire, Great Britain Republished with permission from La Leche League Great Britain. The original article can be found on their website:  La Leche League Great Britain (LLLGB) is committed to becoming a fully inclusive organisation able…

In Pursuit of Equitable Breastfeeding Support

Eva Williams, North Oxfordshire, Great Britain Republished with permission from La Leche League Great Britain. The original article can be found on their website: La Leche League Great Britain (LLLGB) is committed to becoming a fully inclusive organisation able…

The Antenatal Session Is Now Online!

Elizabeth Owen, London, Great Britain “Let me know you have seen this” I typed urgently in an email to local parents-to-be, “…the antenatal session is now online! Please do not go to the venue!” This was Monday 16th March, the…

The Value of a Welcome

Rachel Brown Kirkland, Dalton, Georgia, USA Think back to the first La Leche League meeting you attended as a parent. Walking into a new place to meet new people and learn new concepts can be nerve-wracking when you don’t know…

Ten Ways to Publicize Your Group

Rachel Brown Kirkland, Dalton, Georgia, USA It was April 2017 and I had prepared for hours to lead my first meeting as a fresh-out-of-the-package, newly minted, La Leche League Leader. I set out chairs, laid snacks neatly on the table,…

Spreading the Load

Philippa Pearson-Glaze, West Midlands, United Kingdom Managing an LLL Group is easier when you can share the work load between several Leaders. But what if you’re a lone Leader? Although some Group responsibilities are for Leaders only, there are many…

Donations

Polly Smith, Southampton, Great Britain Raising Group funds can be an enormous help towards Growing your Group. Whether to maintain or expand a Group library, fund Leader-related expenses and attendance at workshops and training, pay Group or Leader fees and…

Tips for Growing Your Group

Polly Smith, Southampton, Great Britain  Polly Smith has a thriving Group in Southampton, Great Britain. In this article she shares some of the secrets of LLL Southampton’s success. Growing a La Leche League Group can be a daunting as well…

Three Generations of Leaders

 Brooke Unger, Columbus, Ohio, USA There have been three generations of Leaders in my family; my grandmother Judy Good, my mother Jennifer Good Spires, my aunt Joyce Good Henderson and myself. I am very proud to share our story! Judy Good…