Thursday's Tip

Welcome to La Leche League Canada's blog.

There are as many ways to be a mother as there are mothers and almost as many ways to breastfeed. We hope you will find postings here that resonate with you, inform you or get you thinking. We look forward to hearing your thoughts.

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Most recent bLLLog post:

I think I was a lot like many new moms. I read a lot while I was pregnant but I had never seen anyone nurse her baby. I read about La Leche League but I didn’t know there were meetings nearby. LLL was so famous that it seemed more like a legend... Read more

La Leche League philosophy underpins everything that LLL does. This philosophy is drawn from 10 statements about mothering and breastfeeding. They’re not meant to be rules – rather, they form a... Read more

Just a few weeks after my first baby was born, I got up the courage to go to a La Leche League meeting. Why did I go? Because I had a problem. In the hospital, they’d taught me to breastfeed in one position, and while it worked, it was... Read more

I had my first baby in February in Montreal and I can tell you the whole house was freezing. She cried when I bathed her in the kitchen and even when I turned up the heat in the bathroom. I didn’t want bath time to be a bad experience, so I... Read more

La Leche League (LLL) was created to provide mother-to-mother breastfeeding support. In fact, LLL Canada’s mission is:

To encourage, promote and provide mother-to-mother breastfeeding support and educational opportunities as an... Read more

To encourage, promote and provide breastfeeding, chest feeding and human milk feeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society