All About La Leche League

Our Mission 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 mother.

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How did 7 women create an international organization providing information and support to breastfeeding mothers?


La Leche League philosophy is at the core of all we do. Our core philosophy is composed of 10 concept statements you can read here.

Who’s Who in La Leche League

Learn more about who makes up La Leche League, from the Board of Directors to our Leaders.

Policies and Standing Rules

Policies and Regulations for conducting La Leche League business and activities.


The legally binding rules by which La Leche League International is governed.

Support Us

Thank you for supporting La Leche League International and for making a difference in the lives of mothers and babies!