Ten ways La Leche League is making a difference
Welcome! 欢迎！Willkommen! Bienvenue! いらっしゃいませ！¡Bienvenidas!
Welcome to our pilot edition of La Leche League Today, from La Leche League International (LLLI).
This new publication from LLLI brings you news about our resources, our advocacy work, our fundraisers, and exciting projects. We shine a light on the amazing work LLL Leaders and LLL entities are doing. LLL Leaders make a difference every day supporting and advocating for breastfeeding across the world. Find out more about the change that different Leaders are making as we celebrate all Leaders’ LLL work. Read More >
LLL Leaders Making a Difference
And then it was February. It only took a single day before two Leaders in Poland, Julita Hypki and Kasia Pawlaczyk, offered breastfeeding support to refugees from Ukraine. Read more >
New edition of LLLI’s core book coming in 2024!
LLLI is happy to announce the brilliant writing team for the new edition: Jayne Joyce (UK), Bibiana Moreno-Carranza (Mexico), Teresa Pitman (Canada) and Anna Swisher (USA). The four writers are all LLL Leaders. Read more >
Let’s Step up Together for Breastfeeding!
As the world faces the pandemic and other emergencies, many people want to focus on their own health. They also want to support local breastfeeding mothers and families. Here is a chance to challenge yourself on a personal level that will have an impact on supporting La Leche League around the world. Read more >
End Exploitative Marketing!
Bad industry marketing practices must be stopped. We know that breastfeeding within the first hour of birth, followed by exclusive breastfeeding for six months and continued breastfeeding for up to two years or beyond, offers a powerful defense against all forms of child malnutrition. Read more >
We are thrilled to share that in the past six months LLLI accredited an amazing 90 new Leaders. Read more >
Focus on LLL Canada
So as we enter our summer months in Canada, you can picture us outside in parks and backyards on blankets and lawn chairs. We will be surrounded by moms and babies and parents, enjoying our hot sunny days. Read more >
keeping You Up to Date
The needs of babies have not changed over the years, but society and the environment for the breastfeeding dyad have changed. New information and research about breastfeeding are published each year. Keeping up to date to help breastfeeding families is an ongoing process. Read more >
Global, online breastfeeding support
We are proud to announce that the English language LLLI Breastfeeding Support Group on Facebook recently reached 60,000 participants! Read more >
11TH BFHI Network Meeting
We are delighted that on the 15 – 17 June 2022 Hiroko Hongo was able to attend the meeting on behalf of LLLI. The meeting was held in Brussels, Belgium. Hiroko is a member of the LLLI Advocacy, Networking and Action Committee and a Leader with LLL Japan. She has extensive experience with Baby Feeding Hospital Initiative (BFHI) and international breastfeeding advocacy. Read more >
LLLI Conference Sessions
We recently celebrated our 65th anniversary with our online conference – Celebrating Connections. We will be making many of the sessions available as webinars. Read more >