Health Professionals

"Peer support really works!"

Parents tell us, and the research proves, that more babies are breastfed exclusively for six months, as recommended by Health Canada and the Canadian Pediatric Society, when they receive the kind of support that La Leche League Canada offers. Special circumstances or the normal course of breastfeeding -- we can help your clients! (see video here)

"If it weren't for LLLC, I probably wouldn't be breastfeeding my baby now!"

Families you work with can find peer support for breastfeeding in your community by visiting the Find a Group section of this website or by calling our toll-free Breastfeeding Referral Line: 1-800-665-4324. Trained La Leche League Canada volunteers offer support by telephone, e-mail, one-on-one and in a group setting. 

For more information about the training our volunteers receive and the experience required before they are accredited as La Leche League Canada Leaders, see the Become a Leader section.

"I loved the quiz! I'll be using it for my next residents' educational half-day."

La Leche League Canada offers breastfeeding resources and education for health professionals:

  • Our Health Professional Seminars are intensive all day training sessions specially designed to meet the continuing education needs of professionals who work with breastfeeding families. Click here for information about this year's seminars. If you have any questions or would like more information please email Nicola at profliaison@lllc.ca 

  • HP-BuLLLetin is a new monthly message tailored to the interests of health professionals. The most recent issue(s) can be found under the HP News tab at left.

  • Information Sheets: (tab on left side bar) LLLC print resources for your own reference and to share with families include the Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 8th edition, and breastfeeding information sheets, including newly revised titles: How Fathers Help Breastfeeding Happen, How to Know Your Breastfed Baby Is Getting Enough Milk and more.  We are also proud to be translating more of our Information Sheets to assist you as you help Canada's diverse families.

    La Leche League Canada = Breastfeeding knowledge, support and community

 

 

 

 

 

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