LLLC - Penticton / Summerland (Virtual)

This LLLC Group Typically Meets
3rd Tuesday of the month
Next Meeting Date/Time
Time zone
Pacific Time
Next Meeting Topic
Other (see below)
Meeting For
Everyone welcome: parents and supporters
Why Breastfeeding is Important
LLLC Leader(s)
Sandra Yates
Contact Phone
250-494-1894
Meeting Location

Penticton BC
Canada

49.4991381, -119.5937077

NOTES

During this time of being cautious about public gatherings due to COVID-19 our monthly Penticton/Summerland (BC) breastfeeding information and support get-together will be via ZOOM, rather than in an in-person meeting. It will be held, as usual, on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 10 am Pacific Time. See below for more details.

2022:  Jan 18, Feb 15, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17, June 21, July 19,  ...

January 18 ZOOM virtual get-together:

Please join our VIRTUAL meet-up on Tuesday, January 18, 10 am, Pacific Time. If you would like to be on this call, PLEASE LET ME KNOW (preferably at least an hour before) so I can EMAIL OR MESSAGE YOU THE LINK. Let me know if you have any questions.

La Leche League offers support, encouragement and evidence-based information. Whether you are pregnant, breastfeeding, hand expressing, exclusively pumping, combination feeding, providing your own or donor milk for a child (or trying/hoping to do so), you are welcome at La Leche League.

LLL Leaders are volunteers who have nursed our own babies, and provide breastfeeding support in our communities by phone, text, email, social media and meetings / get-togethers (currently virtual). Expect a warm welcome, acceptance and non-judgmental support when you contact LLL Leaders or participate in LLL groups.

Bring all your breastfeeding and parenting questions, concerns, stories, challenges, and triumphs - we'll have lots to talk about. Looking forward to a great get-together - virtually!

If you can’t make it to a meeting, you can contact a Leader at any time. We'd love to hear from you 🙂

For our January meeting, Why Breastfeeding is Important, we'll start with any thoughts and questions you might have about "Why?" Then of course the conversation will take us wherever the interests of the participants want to go, no matter the concern or topic.

We'll help each other with information, share concerns, joys and tips, and enjoy each other's company. Come join us and connect with others who are interested in breastfeeding and parenting, just like you. You will find breastfeeding information, new ideas, questions to ponder, love, laughter and support. Your experience is so much more important to others than you might appreciate - exchanging thoughts and sharing your lived experience is one of the things that makes communicating with your peers such a valuable experience. Just being in conversation with other breastfeeding moms pretty much guarantees you will pick up more than you thought possible.

LLLC gatherings are open to breastfeeding parents from all backgrounds, family structures, gender, and sexual orientations. Babies and parenting partners are always welcome. Pregnant mamas find it helpful to attend at least one get-together before the baby comes.

Sandra Yates, LLLC Accredited Leader: 250-494-1894 sandra.yates@lllc.ca Connect anytime if you need more information about the get-together or if you have any questions about breastfeeding.

EMAIL If you would like to receive monthly get-together reminders by email, please send an email to pentictonlllc@gmail.com and ask to be added to the email reminder list. If you come to a meeting you will automatically be added to this list unless you ask otherwise. Any time you are ready to be removed from the list please send a quick email and I will be happy to do that.

FACEBOOK Our local, closed, Facebook group is "Penticton/Summerland LLLC" and you are welcome to send a request to join. Here you will find announcements of local Group events, blog posts and other breastfeeding information - another way to keep tabs on what we are up to!

 


Virtual Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes: Are you pregnant and wanting more information? CLICK HERE 

LLLC meetings: calendar CLICK HERE
In-Person Meetings: (due to Covid-19 restrictions) in-person meetings have been suspended.
 

All LLLC meetings information: You are always welcome to attend LLLC meetings before and after you have welcomed your baby. Bring your breastfeeding/chestfeeding questions and concerns, talk about your joys and challenges or come and just listen. Babies and young children are always welcome, and some Groups include father/partners and support persons in some or all of their meetings. 

All La Leche League Canada Leaders are volunteers. They are experienced breastfeeding/chestfeeding parents who have been accredited to provide up-to-date breastfeeding/chestfeeding information, encouragement and support.

For More Information: Contact a local La Leche League Leader in the Find a Group/Leader section.

If you have received help from La Leche League, we would appreciate your support in the form of a donation so we can continue to help others breastfeed. Thank you!