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LLLI Conference Sessions

Thursday, August 25, 2022

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. This video was made for the opening of the conference. It showcases just some of the work our wonderful Leaders and entities do. Watch it here  – We … Read More

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11th Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) Network Meeting

Thursday, August 25, 2022

LLLI Advocacy, Networking and Action Committee 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 … Read More

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Global, online breastfeeding support

Thursday, August 25, 2022

LLLI Social Media and Website Committee We are proud to announce that the English language LLLI Breastfeeding Support Group on Facebook recently reached 60,000 participants! We are so grateful to the amazing team of LLL Leaders who moderate the group. Mothers and parents from around the world ask questions and share experiences, and Leaders offer … Read More

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Keeping you up to date

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Edie Boxman and Judie Gibel, GPLN Coordinators La Leche League (LLL) was formed in 1956. LLL has long been on the front line of providing support for breastfeeding mothers and parents. Up-to-date, culturally appropriate resources are essential in providing that support. The needs of babies have not changed over the years, but society and the … Read More

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Focus on La Leche League Canada

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Cecily Heslett, Chair, LLLC Board of Directors La Leche League Canada (LLLC), the English-speaking Canadian LLL Canada is a land that stretches from “sea to sea to sea”. Our most westerly La Leche League (LLL) Group is in Haida Gwaii, a collection of islands in the Pacific Ocean. Our easternmost LLL Group is in St. … Read More

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Let’s Step up Together for Breastfeeding!

Thursday, August 25, 2022

The LLLI Resource Development Committee resdevcmte@llli.org La Leche League International (LLLI) invites you to come together, fundraise, and advocate for breastfeeding. LLLI is a partner of the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) and our campaign is inspired by the WABA theme for World Breastfeeding Week 2022, which is “Step up for Breastfeeding: educate and … Read More

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End Exploitative Marketing

Thursday, August 25, 2022

LLLI Advocacy, Networking and Action Committee This year, La Leche League International (LLLI) signed an open letter by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF. It called for an end to exploitative marketing practices used by the US$55 billion formula milk industry. In February 2022 the World Health Organization published the report, “How marketing of … Read More

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The Art of Breastfeeding Writer Biographies

Thursday, August 25, 2022

JAYNE JOYCE Jayne Joyce (she/her) MA, MSc, IBCLC, has been a La Leche League Leader since 2003. She is mother of three children (born 2000, 2003, 2008) and lives in England, UK. Following a degree in History and a Masters in Social Work from Oxford University, Jayne began her professional life as a social worker, … Read More

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LLL Leaders Making a Difference

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Mary Bird and Tania Ruseva, co-ACLs for Future Areas Europe. Do LLL Leaders in Europe Make a Difference? By January 2022 weekly Covid-19 cases were increasing in many European countries. Leader morale was low. In-person LLL meetings were not permitted in most places. Many long-awaited Conferences were cancelled or held online. Leaders prepared themselves for … Read More

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WELCOME!

Thursday, August 25, 2022

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 … Read More