Lactation Consultants



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Lactation Consultants near your home....I thought it would be important for you Mum to have a place in case you need some help.The one who will be helping you with this is The Leche League Organization, which is known all over the world.

It shares breastfeeding information in your area.

WHAT IS... LA LECHE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL (LLLI)?

LLLI is a nonprofit organization founded in 1956 by seven women who wanted to help other mothers breastfeed their babies. The organization has grown into a worldwide network that currently reaches 300,000 people in 63 countries every month with breastfeeding information and education. Mother-to-mother support group meetings are available in many locations for pregnant and nursing mothers and babies.

the LLLI mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, education, information, and encouragement and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the mother and baby.

LA LECHE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL

  • Is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

  • Is an NGO in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO).

  • Acts as a registered Private Voluntary Organization (PVO) for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

  • Is an accredited member of the US Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition.

  • Is a member of the Child Survival Collaborations and Resources Group (CORE).

  • Is a founding member of the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA).

  • Was instrumental in the development of the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE).

 

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