La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed. All breastfeeding mothers and pregnant women interested in breastfeeding are welcome to come to our meetings or call our Leaders for breastfeeding help. We also provide health care professionals with continuing education opportunities and access to the latest research on lactation management.
The mission of La Leche League 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.
1-877-4-LA-LECHE • www.llli.org
La Leche League of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas offer meetings, help mothers by phone and in person, offer breastfeeding workshops, organize a breastfeeding professional conference and participate in local festivals and community events.
See your local group listing for contact information of a Leader in your area.