There are four general topics that Leaders rotate through at meetings:
Sometimes a Leader may cover the topic in a general fashion, and sometimes a Leader may cover a specific topic within that general topic. Enrichment meetings may cover a wider variety of topics and do not generally follow the four general topics.
No, you do not have to join LLL to attend meetings. We do offer membership options to support our Groups but it is not required for attendance.
Yes, we encourage pregnant moms to attend a complete four meeting series in preparation for breastfeeding.
Yes, children are welcome. We encourage nursing babies to join mothers at the meetings.
In general, we welcome support people to come. Each Group reflects on their community's needs to decide if men can attend. Some Groups may aways be open while some may offer an extra meeting a few times a year open to partners. Contact your local Leader to ask what is standard for your area and let them know what your preference.
LLL offers online support and virtual meetings on many social media platforms. Join us in our Facebook group, LLLI Breastfeeding Support.
Some Leaders do make home visits, but it is not required of LLL Leaders. If you need help immediately, and the next LLL meeting in your area is not soon enough, contact a Leader in your area to see if there are any nearby Leaders who will meet with you.
A Leader is someone who is currently accredited as a La Leche League International (LLLI) Leader, has fulfilled LLLI requirements for leadership, and subscribes to the purposes and policy of LLL