A continuing series of informal discussion meetings are offered and are open to all women interested in breastfeeding (pregnant or otherwise). Nursing infants and toddlers are always welcome. Meetings cover such topics as the benefits of breastfeeding, getting started and family adjustments & support, overcoming difficulties, nutrition, and weaning. Enrichment meetings focus on a topic in depth.
Meetings in Hokkaido
La Leche League Wakkanai (English and Japanese)
Meets 2nd Friday of the month, 10:30 am (meetings are conducted in Japanese but an English translation can be made available).
Contact RuthAnna for breastfeeding support, meeting information and directions.
Meetings in Misawa
La Leche League Misawa (English)
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2086180001629722/
Meetings in Tokyo
SoleLLL levant (French)
Contact Celia or Joelle for breastfeeding support, meeting information and directions.
La Leche League Tokyo Central (English)
Meets 2nd Friday of the month at 10:00 am. Contact Celia or Stephanie for breastfeeding support, meeting information and directions.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LLLTokyoCentral/
La Leche League Tokyo West (English and Japanese)
Meets 1st Friday of the month at 10:30 am. Contact Danae for breastfeeding support, meeting information and directions.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LaLecheLeagueTokyoWest/
Meetings in Yokosuka
La Leche League Yokosuka (English)
Meets 3rd Thursday of the month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, alternating between Yokosuka main base and Ikego. Meetings are open to non-military women as well if contacted 24 hours prior to the meeting. Contact Genny or Nicolle for breastfeeding support and meeting information.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LaLecheLeagueofYokosuka/
Leader contact Information
La Leche League Leaders have breastfed their own babies and are accredited by La Leche League International (LLLI) having fulfilled LLLI requirements for leadership. For meeting confirmation, information and breastfeeding support, please contact:
Misawa Leader contact information:
Nagoya Leader contact information:
Rose (English and French)
Tokyo Leader contact information:
Celia (English and French)
Danae (English and Japanese)
Yokosuka Leader contact information:
Nicolle (English and Tagalog)
FOR INFORMATION IN JAPANESE
La Leche League Japan – NPO法人ラ・レーチェ・リーグ日本